Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was born on April 14, 1891 in a poor Mahar family. He was the architect of Indian Constitution and is also known as the “Father of Indian Constitution.” Ambedkar Jayanti
Bhimrao Ambedkar belonged to a lower caste community. He converted into Buddhism and inspired many other lower caste people to turn into Buddhism. He had dedicated his entire life for uplifting the deprived section of the society. Hence, many Indians and even people from other countries revere him as a great social reformer. He also played a significant role in India’s freedom struggle. He brought the reservation law in India for the lower caste communities. Ambedkar Jayanti
He was appointed as the first law minister of the independent India. He also contributed to drafting the Constitution of India, serving as the Chairman of the Drafting Committee from 29 August 1947 to 24 January 1950.
Baba Saheb held a strong notion against the social divisions prevailing in the country at that time. He organised campaigns to spread words of equality and annihilate the Indian caste system.
Various organizations carry out huge processions on Ambedkar Jayanti in the memory of this great soul. On this very day various organizations organize several activities including rally and cultural program.
He was honored with Bharat Ratna in 1990, India’s highest civilian award. The day, 14th April is celebrated all over the country as his birthday (Jayanti) and it is also declared as a public holiday.
Due to bad health, Baba Saheb died on 6 December 1956. Baba Saheb greatly contributed to the nation as a politician, philosopher, anthropologist, economist and historian.