The Indian Embassy in Kuwait organized a ceremony to commemorate Dr. Ambedkar’s 125th Birth Anniversary on Thursday, 14 April at the Embassy Auditorium. Indian Ambassador to Kuwait H.E. Sunil Jain inaugurated the session that gave a platform for various speakers from the Indian community in Kuwait to voice their opinions on the topic ‘the relevance of Ambedkar’s life in today’s world’.
Thomas Mathew Kadavil, a renowned social activist who attends conferences on human rights issues, discussed the significance of Ambedkar’s life in India’s contemporary political scenario. Dr. Ghalib Al Mashoor, President in Indo- Kuwait Friendship Society, also gave a stirring tribute to Dr. Ambedkar in a speech.
Principal of ICSK Khaitan K. Gangadhar Shiresath mentioned in his talk that Dr. Ambedkar was the first Indian to take the initiative to convert his bungalow into a library. He went on to highlight the vision of Ambedkar where he supported industrialization to ease the burden of farmers and thereby, uplift the agricultural society. Other speakers on the occasion included Resident Manager LIC (International) Devesh Kumar, Smt. Shiny Frank, Satyendra Sinha from KOC and New India Assurance Co. Resident Manager Ram Mohan Reddy. Finally, major community issues were discussed in an interactive session.