A worthy tribute

Bust of Dr Dr. B. R. Ambedkar unveiled at the Law School of Western Sydney University

The bust of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, an eminent Indian jurist, economist, politician, social reformer, and the architect of the Indian Constitution,donated by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) was unveiled at the Law School of Western Sydney University on July 14, 2016, by High Commissioner of India, Sh. Navdeep Suri and Deputy Vice Chancellor & Vice President (Academic) of Western Sydney University, Prof. Denise Kirkpatrick.

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During the event, High Commissioner Sh Navdeep Suri; Deputy Vice Chancellor Prof. Denise Kirkpatrick; Pro-Vice Chancellor (International) Prof. Linda Taylor; Dr G. K. Harinath, Chairperson, Multicultural NSW and Dr. Rupali Bhamare, representative of Ambedkar International Mission Australia spoke about the contribution and relevance of Dr Ambedkar’s thoughts and philosophy in today’s world. Prof. Michael Adams and Prof. Alpana Roy from School of Law emceed the ceremony. During the ceremony, High Commissioner distributed prizes to the winners of Essay Competition on Dr Ambedkar – Ms Nishtha Sharma, Ms Snigdha Rai and Ms Sunila Dixit. The essay competition was organised by Consulate General of India Sydney, as a part of 125th birth anniversary of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.