Quick Facts about B. R. Ambedkar

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (B.R. Ambedkar), popularly known as Baba Saheb was an undisputed spokesman of the untouchables – the Dalits. He took a leading role in promoting the welfare of the untouch¬≠able castes and in elevating their status by inspiring the Dalit Buddhist Movement. He also supported the rights of women and labour.

A jurist, economist, social reformer and politician, Baba Saheb Ambedkar was also the principal architect of the Constitution of India.

Quick Facts About B. R. Ambedkar

Quick Facts About B. R. Ambedkar :

Birth: 14th April 1891
Death: 6th December 1956
Place of Birth: Mhow in Central Provinces (currently in Madhya Pradesh)
Place of Death: Home in Delhi
Full Name: Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar
Popular Names: Babasaheb Ambedkar, Bhim Rao Ambedkar

Parents: Father – Ramji Maloji Sakpal and Mother – Bhimabai Murbadkar Sakpal
Spouse: Ramabai Ambedkar (1906-1935); Dr. Sharada Kabir rechristened Savita Ambedkar (1948-1956)
Children: Bhaiyasaheb Ambedkar

Education: Elphinstone High School, University of Bombay (1908-1912), Columbia University (1913-1915), London School of Economics (1916-1917)
Profession: Jurist, Economist, Social Reformer and Politician

Political Party Associations: Samata Sainik Dal, Independent Labour Party, Scheduled Castes Federation
Religious Beliefs: Hinduism by birth, Buddhism 1956 on wards
Awards : Bharat Ratna in 1990 (Posthumously)

Also Read : Profile / Biography of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar


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