India, Dec. 6 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday remembered Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Indian Constitution, on his 64th death anniversary and said his thoughts and ideals still give strength to many. Every year, this day is observed as the Mahaparinirvana Diwas.

"Remembering the great Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on Mahaparinirvan Diwas. His thoughts and ideals continue to give strength to millions. We are committed to fulfilling the dreams he had for our nation," PM Modi tweeted.

The term 'parinirvana' has a deep meaning in Buddhist traditions and refers to someone who has attained nirvana in his lifetime and after death. December 6 is observed to commemorate Ambedkar's contribution to society and his achieveme...