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Cyber Ambedkar Jayanti celebration worldwide
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Mahesh Wasnik 

Worldwide Ambedkarite Community Celebrated 193rd Mahatma Phule and 129th Dr. B R Ambedkar Jayanti online as a “Cyber Jayanti Celebration.”

During the difficult time of the Covid-19 pandemic, worldwide Ambedkarite community celebrated 193rd Mahatma Phule Birthday and  Dr. B R Ambedkar’s 129th birthday online via multiple social media platforms like skype, google hangout, fakebook, YouTube channel, Zoom, WebEx, Free-conference call, webinar jam, GoToMeeting. These cyber celebrations telecasted live on Bahujan media networks like AwaazTV, Maitri TV, KanshiTV, Samyak India TV, Bahujan TV, MNT News Network, MN Live and Dalit Dastak.

Online community presence from USA, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Switzerland, Japan, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia,  United Arab Emirates, Brunei, Oman, Qatar, Dubai, Bahrain, Kuwait and of course India. There was a huge twitter presence with Dr Ambedkar emoji and #AmbedkarJayanti, #JaiBhim, #जयभीम,#अंबेडकरजयंती  

Due to the global lockdown, gatherings of any physical event are strictly prohibited. These online celebration helps the community to come together to pay respect and tribute to the beloved leader Mahatma Jyotirao Phule and Babasaheb Ambedkar by garlanding statue, light candles, reciting treesharan panchasheel and even cheers as slogans like” JAI BHIM, JAI PHULE”, ”Dr Ambedkar Amar Rahe”, Mahatma Phule Amar rahe” from their homes. These online celebrations got overwhelming responses to all levels of participants on multiple activities by children, women. Online quiz, songs, speeches, drawings and paintings. 

“A symbol of humanistic thought and sacrifice by these leaders is a source of motivation and inspiration to all Bahujan community” . These cyber celebrations are still continuing from April 10th till end of May 2020 at multiple location across the globe.

The listed organizations with their fliers about the online Jayanti celebrations.



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