Kavitha welcomes installation of Ambedkar statue
January 21, 2014 - Hyderabad
Telangana Jagruti president K Kavitha welcomed the installation of Dr. Ambedkar statue on the premises of Assembly on Monday. Speaking to press on Tuesday, she said that it would be a mark of respect to the Constitution maker and would rekindle the spirit of patriotism among elected representatives in particular and people in general.
Kavitha said that Telangana Jagruti organization had submitted a memorandum to the Speaker requesting installation of Ambedkar statute in way back in 2011 December and recalled that they had staged many protests including a 48 hour hunger strike at Indira Park in April 2012 for the cause. She said that they written to the floor leaders in the Assembly to pursue the matter and mount pressure on the government for installation of a statue of Dr.BR Ambedkar.