IN PHOTOS: Huge crowds reach Dadar to mark death anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar

Huge crowds visited at Dadar's Chaityabhoomi in Mumbai on Wednesday to pay tributes to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar on his 67th death anniversary. The day is also known as the 'Mahaparinirvan Din'. Pics/Satej Shinde

Updated On: 2023-12-06 04:46 PM IST

Compiled by : Asif Ali Sayed

The death anniversary of the chief architect of the Constitution is observed as 'Mahaparinirvan Din'. Pics/Satej Shinde

Every year, thousands of people from across the state converge at B R Ambedkar's memorial 'Chaityabhoomi' on December 6. Babasaheb Ambedkar died on this day in 1956

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has set up temporary sheds, mobile toilets, drinking water and medical stalls at the Shivaji Park, in view of the huge rush of B R Ambedkar's followers

A public holiday is being observed in Mumbai on Wednesday, the Maharashtra government had on Tuesday declared that aDecember 6 would be a public holiday to mark the death anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar

Looking at the huge gathering in Dadar, the Mumbai Traffic Police had issued a traffic advisory for the citizens. It said, a large number of followers of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar will be visiting Chaityabhoomi in Dadar from 4th December 2023 to 7th Dec

The police said that due to huge crowds visiting Dadar and congregation on such a large scale at and around Shivaji Park, the movement of vehicular traffic will be affected on adjoining roads in the vicinity of Chaitya Bhoomi. Hence the following traffic arrangement is being made

In order to ensure smooth flow of traffic, following traffic restrictions shall be imposed from 06.00 hrs. dated 05/12/2023 till 24.00 hrs dated 07/12/2023, the police said

The Central Railway is operating 18 special long-distance trains to and from Mumbai and 12 extra local services to cater to the rush of people who will visit the city on B R Ambedkar's death anniversary

The Central Railway said that additional Railway Protection Force (RPF) and the Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel are being deployed at Dadar and other stations in Mumbai

The Central Railway is operating 18 special long-distance trains (eight towards Mumbai) and 10 (from Mumbai) besides 12 extra suburban services to facilitate the movement of people from different locations on December 5 and 6

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