Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: 70 metric tonnes of waste collected in clean-up drive at Chaityabhoomi

    Mumbai: As the followers return home after paying tribute to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on his death anniversary at Shivaji Park Dadar, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) the next day itself took the clean-up drive and collected around 70 metric tonnes of garbage from the place. According to the information given by the Dadar (G north), civic ward officials, 1,500 clean up workers deployed to undertake the initiative.

  • Mumbai: Hundreds of youth come together for the clean-up drive at Chaityabhoomi

    Mumbai: A group of 700 youngsters from different colleges have come together through social media like Facebook and Whatsapp for a noble cause, to keep the entire stretch of Dadar Chaityabhoomi clean and free from littering. Buddha Bhushan Shinde, a 24-year-old Mumbai University final year student doing Bachelor in Arts (BA) is the brainchild behind the clean-up drive initiative.

  • Mumbai: Cyclone Ockhi dampens the spirit of those paying homage at Chaityabhoomi

    Mumbai: Devotees have begun coming to Chaityabhoomi at Shivaji Park, a day before Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s death anniversary on December 6 and much to their dismay their hopes were dashed. Firstly, they have no place to sleep and moreover, the pandal erected for the book exhibition and stalls have all got washed away in the Mumbai rains. Meanwhile,  a pandal fell at Shivaji Park and three people were injured.

  • ‘Reminder March’ on Nov 28 for Ambedkar memorial

    Mumbai: A city-based organisation is holding a “Reminder March” on November 28 to push for fast- tracking of construction of a proposed memorial to Dalit icon B R Ambedkar here.

  • MCGM to release coffee table book on Dr B R Ambedkar

    Mumbai: After spending Rs two crore on medical books and periodicals, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai will soon spend over Rs 74,000 for the artwork on coffee table books on Dr B R Ambedkar that will be released in the first week of December 2016.

  • People pay tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar’s statue on the occasion of his 59th death anniversary in Dadar on Sunday.

    People throng to Shivaji Park on Ambedkar’s death anniversary

    Mumbai : Tens of thousands of people gathered at Dadar Chaityabhoomi in Shivaji Park to pay homage to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar on the occasion of his 59th death anniversary on Sunday. Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, popularly known as Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, died on December 6, 1956.

  • Lakhs throng Chaityabhoomi to revere their messiah

    Mumbai :  Dadar’s Shivaji Park adorned the look of a pilgrim site as more than three lakh people from across the nation turned up to pay tribute to Dr.B R Ambedkar on his 58th death anniversary on Saturday.