Dr. BR Ambedkar is being remembered on his 63rd Mahaparinirvan Diwas on Thursday.
President Ram Nath Kovind offered floral tribute at the statue of Baba Saheb at Sansad Bhavan Lawns in the Parliament House complex.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other dignitaries also offered their tributes to the Father of the Indian Constitution, Dr Ambedkar.
Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb offered tribute at the statue of Baba Saheb at lawn of State Meseum of Ujjantya Palace.
Among other leaders who paid floral homage to Baba Saheb were Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Dr Thaawarchand Gehlot, Ministers of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale, Krishan Pal Gurjar, Vijay Sampla and other dignitaries.
A function has been organised by the Ambedkar Foundation, an autonomous organisation under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, to mark the occasion.