Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and education minister Vinod Tawde were among the leaders who paid homage to Ambedkar at 'Chaityabhoomi'.
    
At Mantralaya, the state secretariat, floral tributes were offered to the late leader. At Vidhan Bhawan, Legislature staff paid tributes to Ambedkar.
    
The city's public transport wing, BEST undertaking, ran special buses between Dadar and Shivaji Park, an official said, adding that food stalls were also being put up to provide free snacks there.
    
The BMC has set up temporary sheds, mobile toilets and six medical stalls at Shivaji Park, Dadar Station, at Rajgriha (Ambedkar's residence) and Kurla Terminus.
    
Arrangements were also made to provide drinking water at Shivaji Park, he said.

Leaders pay homage to Ambedkar in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Political leaders including Union Minister Pon Radha Krishnan and BJP Tamil Nadu unit President Thamizhisai Sounderrajan today paid floral tributes to Babasaheb Ambedkar, the architect of the Constitution, on his 58th death anniversary.

Former President of Tamil Nadu Congress Committee Kumari Anandan and party leader M Krishnaswamy were among those who paid floral tributes to Ambedkar at Satya Murthy
Bhavan, the party office, a party release said.

PMK leader S Ramadoss, DMDK Chief and leader of opposition in the Tamil Nadu Assembly Vijaykant also paid tributes to Ambedkar.

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