On the occasion of Constitution Day, a statue of Dr. B R Ambedkar was unveiled by President Droupadi Murmu on the Supreme Court grounds on Sunday.
Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud and Union Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal paid their tributes to the father of the Indian Constitution folding hands and offering flowers to the over 7-feet tall sculpture.
The unveiling was followed by plantation of saplings by President Murmu and CJI Chandrachud.
Several judges from the top court were present at the event.
Since 2015, November 26 is observed as Constitution Day to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India by the Constituent Assembly in 1949. Earlier, the day was observed as Law Day.