Speaking on the occasion, the President said that Dr Ambedkar, like Dr Martin Luther King Jr, is an inspiring figure for all humanity. He said, there is need to do justice to his legacy.
The President said the book that he had been presented was a slim volume but covered the inspiring life of Dr Ambedkar and several dimensions of his ideas and personality.
It also referenced how Prime Minister Narendra Modi had been inspired by the life and message of Dr Ambedkar.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawar Chand Gehlot were present on the occasion.