Bangalore University on Sunday celebrated the 122 birth anniversary of B.R. Ambedkar on its campus here. Vice-Chancellor Thimme Gowda, Registrar K.K. Seethamma, Registrar-Evaluation R.K. Somashekar and the former Vice-Chancellor of the university N.R. Shetty attended the event. Prof. Shetty said, “Dr. Ambedkar was an expert in all fields. He was an expert in economics and was extremely instrumental in community building.” He added that quality of education offered by universities should be improved. “This is the main challenge that we face. There is an urgent need to develop institutions that will concentrate on research and technological innovation,” he said.

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