Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar

In this page, I will tell about BR Ambedkar in a nutshell.

Dr BR Ambedkar, whose full name is Bhim Rao Ambedkar was born on 14 April 1891. He is also known as known as Baba Saheb. He was 14th son of his parents. He led millions of oppressed people to a life of self-respect and dignity. Born into a poor untouchable family, he had to sit in the corner of classroom on a mat, away from the desks of other pupils. He went to Columbia University and i ws here that he experienced freedom and equality. He realised that education was the only way to achieve justice. He said, ‘ Justice will not be granted by others.The sufferers must secure justice for justice for themselves.’

He founded a Marathi newspaper Mook Nayak (Leader of the Dumb) to  champion for the rights of the untouchables. He founded the Bahiskrit Hitakarini Sabha and set up hostels, schools, and free libraries to promote education and socio-economic upliftment of Dalits. He is the Chairman of Drafting Committe of Indian Constitution.He is known as the architect of India’s Constitution. He died in 1956.

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