PM Modi: Center is trying to fulfill Ambedkar's dreams

New Delhi, May 10: Reaching out to Dalits and other backward communities in poll-bound Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government was trying to fulfill B R Ambedkar's dream of a powerful and prosperous nation.Hitting out at the ruling Congress in Karnataka, he said the party failed to confer the Bharat Ratna on Ambedkar when it was in power. Modi, while addressing the SC, ST, BC and Slum Morcha workers of Karnataka BJP via Narendra Modi app, said, "Our government has made the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act more stringent".He also reminded the workers that the BJP had the maximum number of members of Parliament belonging to the SC/ST, OBC and minority communities."We are trying to fulfill Ambedkar's dream of a powerful and prosperous nation," he said. The Karnataka Assembly elections in the state will be held on May 12.PTI