Amazon Quiz (August 16, 2021): President Ramnath Kovind recently laid the foundation stone of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar cultural centre in which of these cities?

a) Nagpur

b) Lucknow

c) Allahabad

d) Bhopal

Answer: (b) Lucknow

President of India Ramnath Kovind
inaugurated the Dr Bhirmrao Ambedkar Cultural Centre in Lucknow on June 29,
2021. According to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who later tweeted about the
event, the cultural centre is meant to “further popularise the ideals”
of Dr BR Ambedkar among the youth. 

cultural centre will come up in Aishbagh. Laying the foundation stone, the
President said that on completion of its construction, the cultural centre will
play an effective role in educating citizens. 

centre will be built on 5,493 square metres of land. It will feature a 25-feet
high statue of Ambedkar. The cultural centre will come up at a cost of Rs 45
crore including an auditorium with a seating capacity of 750 persons, a
research centre and a museum. 

Speaking at the event, President
Ram Nath Kovind said that Baba Saheb had worked his entire life for an equal
society and was not only the architect of our constitution but also contributed
to several fields including banking, irrigation, labour management and

The President further said that
Dr BR Ambedkar had a special connection with the city — Lucknow — where the
cultural centre is coming up.

Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben
Patel said that the cultural centre will inspire the youths of the country. The
proposed cultural centre is being developed by the Uttar Pradesh culture