VU first year BA JMC students had a visit to Dr. B.R Ambedkar Museum, Pune on March 4, 2020.
Symbiosis Society's Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Museum established on 14th April 1990 in the birth- centenary year of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar has become a pilgrimage for thousands of his followers, as well as tourists who come to Pune from all parts of the world. He was the leader of depressed classes and the father of the Indian Constitution.
This Museum and Memorial houses a large number of his personal belongings including, the bed on which he breathed his last, the table and chair which he used while writing the Constitution of India, the statue of Bhagwan Buddha before which he bowed every day, his rare photographs, the urn containing his sacred ashes, the coveted Bharat – Ratna award, his booksand personal items of daily use which speak of this great scholar and make his presence felt. With audio-visual facility some of the important events from the life of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar have been depicted here. New touch screen facility has been introduced at the entrance of the museum.
Visitor management facilities such as Souvenir Centre, Luggage Counter, Ticket Counter and a new building for Library, Reading Hall, Art Gallery are some of new projects which will soon be put into practice. The museum is located on the campus of Symbiosis International University on SB road.
The entire visit was conducted under the guidance of faculty Prof. Rajnesh Kumar Pandey and Prof. Abhishek Bhosale.