Rao said Ambedkar recognised the difference between India and other countries and accordingly prepared plans for the country's future.
Legislative Assembly Speaker S Madhusudanachary and Legislative Council Chairman Swamy Goud were among those who offered floral tributes at Ambedkar's statue in the premises of the legislature.
His ideals and his belief in the rule of law found most eloquent expression in the Constituent Assembly.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also paid tribute to the chief architect of Indian Constititution on his birthday.
The President said, despite the personal challenges he faced, Dr Ambedkar was remarkably free of rancour and resentment. Punjab BJP President Shawait Malik's visit to Phagwara on Saturday to address party councillors was also cancelled due to the tension.
Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer, Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was born on April 14, 1891.
On the eve of the birth anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, April 13, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the Dr Ambedkar National Memorial at 26, Alipur Road in Delhi - the place of his attainment of Mahaparinirvana on December 6 in 1956. The Government is functioning on the principle laid down by Baba Saheb for protection human rights in the Constitution.
Addressing the event, Adityanath said that the BJP government has worked tirelessly for the upliftment of Dalits. The Prime Minister said special courts are being set up for an urgent hearing of cases involving atrocities on SCs and STs. His birthday is celebrated every year as Ambedkar Jayanti. Pujya Babasaheb gave hope to lakhs of people belonging to the poorest and marginalized sections of society. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani also paid tribute to the statue of Baba Saheb at Swarnim Park in Gandhinagar.