The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today witnessed a tripartite agreement between the Union Ministry of Textiles, the Government of Maharashtra and the National Textile Corporation, for transfer of 12 acres of land adjacent to the Chaityabhoomi in the Indu Mills Compound in Mumbai, where the last rites of Babasaheb Ambedkar were performed.
The agreement, signed today at the initiative of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, paves the way for resolving the long-pending issue of transfer of land from the National Textiles Corporation to the Government of Maharashtra to enable construction of a befitting memorial for Bharat Ratna Babasaheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
The Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Devendra Fadnavis, and the Union Minister of State for Textiles Shri Santosh Gangwar, who witnessed the agreement signing in New Delhi today, thanked the Prime Minister for his initiative in removing the hurdles in transfer of land for construction of the memorial for Babasaheb Ambedkar. Shri Fadnavis said a beautiful memorial would now be constructed for Babasaheb.