The BJP government in Uttar Pradesh under the rule of Yogi Adityanath came up with an order for all primary government schools to celebrate the birth anniversary of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.
BJP under the rule of its new Chief Minister Yogi Aditynath is all set to make an attempt to build its image of a pro-dalit political force in Uttar Pradesh.
School children from classes 1 to 8 will celebrate the birthday of the maker of the constitution by organising a special occasion which shall include discussions on his life, struggles and ideology.
The government order that has been issued for every student and teacher to participate in the program.
The local village pradhans, parents and members of school management committee (SMC) will also be attending the event.
During the hour-long function, students will be seated before a photograph or statue of Dr Ambedkar and will listen to experts or teachers who will tell them about his life, work and ideology.
The event shall be held on April 13 since the following day has been declared a holiday.This is supposed to be the first time that Ambedkar Jayanti will be celebrated at the primary school level also.