Koraput,27/11 ( Odisha Samachar ) -Central University of Orissa celebrated “Constitution Day” at its Permanent Campus Sunabeda in a befitting manner to mark the 125th Birth Anniversary Year of Bharat Ratna Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty, Vice-Chancellor of the University inaugurated the programme by lighting the lamp and offering flower at the portrait of Dr. Ambedkar. Rich tributes were paid to the father of Constitution of India, great freedom fighter, philosopher and eminent social thinker Dr. Ambedkar on his 125th birth anniversary year at the campus.
“Bharat Ratna Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was the leaving encyclopaedia of the country who drafted the Constitution of India where our democracy is stand and our nation is governed by. Being an educational institution we should try to practise the value of his life which will be the felling tribute to a great soul on his 125th birth anniversary year” Prof. Mohanty said while speaking on this occasion. He elaborated the most difficult works in a difficult situation undertaken by Dr. Ambedkar.
On this occasion a lecture programme on “Dr. B. R. Ambedkar and the Constitution of India” was organised. Former Professor of Political Science, Utkal University Prof. Surya Narayan Mishra delivered the lecture. He elaborated the life, commitment and contribution of Dr. Ambedkar towards the nation. “The Constitution of India drafted by Dr. Ambedkar was given a new nomenclature to the Political Science. He gave religion in proper shape in the Constitution” Prof. Mishra said while delivering the lecture.
Prof. Kishore Chandra Raut briefly said the role and responsibility played by Dr. Ambedkar for the construction of Indian democracy and drafting of Indian Constitution in his welcome address. The preamble of the Constitution of India was read out at the beginning of the programme.
Colonel R.S.Chauhan, Registrar of the University proposed vote of thanks.
The Programme was organised by Dr. Phagunath Bhoi, Public Relations Officer of the University while Dr. Kapila Khemundu, Dr. Aditya Keshari Mishra & Dr. Sagarika Mishra coordinated the programme. It was compared by Sushree Kranti Titikshya, student of the Dept. of Biodiversity & Conservation of Natural Resources. Students, faculty and staff were present in large numbers.