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Pawar lauds Ambedkar's role as power minister

DNPUN58730 | 4/15/2013 | Author : dna correspondent | WC :188

Union minister for agriculture Sharad Pawar on Sunday said that the nation cannot forget the contribution of Dr BR Ambedkar to the field of power. He was addressing the fourth convocation ceremony of Dr DY Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune.
The university felicitated father of green revolution Dr MS Swaminathan and former ISRO director Dr K Kasturirangan with degree of Doctor of Science and felicitated historian Babasaheb Purandare with degree of Doctor of Letters. President of the university Dr PD Patil, chancellor KB Powar and vice chancellor PN Razdan were also present.
Pawar said, "Dr Ambedkar was the man behind Bhakra Nangal project during his tenure as power minister. His role in setting up the Power Grid Corporation for providin
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