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118th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar (April 19, 2009) 
         2554th Birth anniversary of Lord Buddha
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118th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar (April 19, 2009) 

Ambedkar Jayanti is a festival observed on April 14 every year to commemorate thememory of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar[citation needed] This day is celebrated as birthanniversary of Dr. Ambedkar who born on this day in the year 1891. It is a public holidayin all of the Indian states. It is a customary tradition to pay homage to Babasaheb’s statueat the Parliament, New Delhi by the President, Prime Minister, Leaders of prominentparties etc. on this day. It is celebrated throughout the world especially by formerlyoppressed communities who embraced Buddhism under his guidance. In India, largenumber of people visit Babasaheb’s statue at the prominent place of their village/city inprocession with lot of fanfare of dhol, tasha, dance etc. throughout the day and unto late night.

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2554th Birth anniversary of Lord Buddha

 Buddha Jayanti is celebrated in all the Buddhist nations rejoicing the victory of Prince Siddhartha of Lumbini over pain, suffering and self.Kathmandu, Nepal. 27/05/2010 With the message of “Peace and Unity” among people, a lamp lighting ceremony was heldat Swayambhu at dawn Yesterday May 27, 2010. Various programmes were organized onthe occasion of 2554th Birth Anniversary of the Lord Buddha and 15th successful renovation of in wayambhu Nath Stupa in Kathmandu.Buddha Jayanti is the special occasion for both Hindus and Buddhists. Buddhists of allpersuasions throughout the Valley, as well as pilgrims from abroad, honor the Buddha on this day, most particularly at the two great stupas Swayambhunath and Boudhanath.These two are the busiest venue for the day of Buddha Jayanti where thousands ofdevotees pay their prayers and puja to the apostle of peace Lord Buddha.As the birth, enlightenment and Nirvana of Lord Buddha falls on the same day of the fullmoon of the fourth lunar month (month of Baisakh), Buddhists around the world, includingNepal, observe Buddha Jayanti with respect and devotion to Buddha.Gautam Buddha’s

philosophy of Buddhism does not entail any theistic world-view. The teachings of the

Buddha are solely to liberate human beings from the misery and sufferings of life.