132nd birth anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar: 14 April
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The 132nd birth anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar is observed as Ambedkar Jayanti in India on April 14, 2023.
An Overview of the News
- Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was an Indian jurist, economist and social reformer.
- He was the first Law and Justice Minister of independent India and the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Constituent Assembly.
- He was born in 1891 in a Dalit family.
- He received several degrees, including a PhD in economics, from Columbia University in New York City.
- She dedicated her life to fighting for the rights of oppressed and marginalised communities, including Dalits, women and labourers.
- Ambedkar played a key role in drafting the Indian Constitution and was a strong advocate of social justice, equality and democracy.
- Dr. Ambedkar passed away in 1956.
Some of his notable books:
- Annihilation of Caste
- Buddha and his Dhamma
- Who were the Shudras?
- Reflections on Linguistic States
- Partition of Pakistan or India
- Castes in India: Their System, Origin and Development
- Evolution of Provincial Finance in British India
- Riddles in Hinduism
- Untouchables: Who were they and why did they become untouchables?
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