SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY
Press Release No. 09 Dt. 16.04.2018
SWR CELEBRATES 127th BIRTHDAY OF BHARAT RATNA Dr. B.R. AMBEDKAR
South Western Railway, Headquarters Office, Hubballi celebrated the 127th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar at Rail Soudha on 16th April, 2018.Chief Guest of the function ShriB.B. Singh, the Additional General Manager garlanded the portrait of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar followed by lighting of candles. Shri Singhspoke on the occasion and highlighted the manifold contribution made by Dr. B.R Ambedkar towards constitution framing, nation building etc.
Shri B.B. Singh, the AdditionalGeneral Manager highlighted few achievements of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar viz. Maternity Benefit for women workers; Equal pay for equal work irrespective of Sex; Equal right to vote by men and women without any restriction on sex, education, wealth, caste, creed and 8 hours of work for Industrial Workers etc.
Shri Srinivasaraghvan, Deputy Chief Personnel Officer, South Western Railway welcomed all and explained how Dr. B.R. Ambedkar overcome all his difficulties through positive approach to life through hard work and accumulation knowledge.
Shri RR Naik, President, South Western Railway Mazdur Union and ShriDhammannavar, ZonalTreasurerof All India SC & STAssosiation, were also spoke on the occasion and paid glorious tribute to the memory of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and exhorted all to follow the peaceful and constitutional means adopted by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in overcoming the difficulties.
The Officers and staff gathered and paid floral tribute to the portrait of Dr. B R Ambedkar. The programme was attended by all the Prinicipal Heads of the Departments, other officers, representatives from recognized Trade Union and Associations and staff of South Western Railway
Chief Public Relations Officer
South Western railway, Hubballi