Puducherry, Dec 6 (PTI) Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy led the Union Territory in paying homage to the architect of the Indian Constitution, Dr B R Ambedkar here on his 61st death anniversary today.

Speaker V Vaithilingam, Ministers, legislators of the ruling Congress, leaders of different political parties and outfits championing the welfare of the dalits and the scheduled tribes were among those who garlanded the statue of Ambedkar.

A team of officials of the Pondicherry University paid tributes at the statue of the leader on the precincts of the University in neighbouring Kalapet.

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