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Tamil New Year celebrated

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh led the nation in paying homage to Babsaheb Ambedkar on his 122nd birth anniversary.

Idols of Lord Ganapathy decorated with fruits for the occasion of Tamil New Year in Coimbatore on Monday (April 14). (PTI)

A huge statue of Lord Ganapathy being decorated for the occasion of Tamil New Year in Coimbatore on Monday (April 14). (PTI)

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh led the nation in paying homage to Babsaheb Ambedkar on his 122nd birth anniversary. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)

Pranab Mukherjee, Hamid Ansari Ansari and Manmohan Singh paid floral tributes at the statue of Ambedkar at the Parliament House lawns. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)

Leader of the House in Lok Sabha and Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha P J Kurien and Chairman of BJP Parliamentary Party L K Advani led the parliamentarians in paying floral tributes to the architect of the Indian Constitution. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)

A booklet, containing the profile of Ambedkar, brought out by the Lok Sabha secretariat, was presented to the dignitaries who attended the function. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)

Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade during the Dr. Ambedker Birth Anniversary at Parliament. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)

Narendra Modi offers floral tributes to Babasaheb Ambedkar at Gujarat assembly house in Gandhinagar Monday. (PTI)

Gujarat chief minister and BJP Prime Minister candidate Narendra Modi offers flower tributes to Babasaheb Ambedkar at Gujarat assembly house in Gandhinagar Monday. (PTI)

Grandson of Babasaheb Ambedkar, Prakash Ambedkar looks at the photographs of Babasaheb at an exhibition in Mumbai on Monday. (IE Photo: Kevin DSouza)

Grandson of Babasaheb Ambedkar, Prakash Ambedkar looks at the photographs of Babasaheb at an exhibition in Mumbai on Monday.
The 123rd birth anniversary of the architect of the Indian Constitution, Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar was observed on Monday at his birth place. (IE Photo: Kevin DSouza)