Hyderabad, April 14, 2023: A historic moment unfolded today as Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) and B R Ambedkar’s grandson, Prakash Ambedkar, inaugurated the colossal 125-foot-high statue of Dr. B R Ambedkar on the banks of Hussain Sagar, near the new Secretariat complex. This awe-inspiring statue pays tribute to the father of the Indian Constitution and his immense contributions to the nation.The event was attended by an impressive gathering of dignitaries, politicians, and citizens, who all came together to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Ambedkar. The towering statue, made of bronze, stands as a symbol of social justice, equality, and the empowerment of the marginalized communities that Dr. Ambedkar tirelessly worked for throughout his life.
Speaking at the inauguration, CM KCR said, “The 125-foot Ambedkar statue is a testament to the enduring values that he instilled in our constitution, and it reflects our commitment to upholding social justice and equality for all citizens. This landmark will serve as a constant reminder of Dr. Ambedkar’s teachings and his unwavering dedication to the upliftment of the downtrodden.”Prakash Ambedkar, who is also the founder of the political party Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh, expressed his gratitude for the gesture and said, “It is a proud moment for our family and the entire nation. This statue will inspire future generations to follow the path of equality and justice shown by my grandfather.”
The statue’s construction and installation were completed in record time, thanks to the relentless efforts of the Telangana government and the sculptors who worked tirelessly on the project. Several cultural programs and events have been organized to mark the occasion, including dance performances, seminars, and workshops that celebrate the life and achievements of Dr. Ambedkar.
The majestic 125-foot Ambedkar statue is expected to become a significant landmark in Hyderabad, drawing thousands of visitors and tourists from across the globe. As the nation comes together to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. B R Ambedkar, the towering statue serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of social justice, equality, and the empowerment of marginalized communities.