Ambedkar Jayanti, birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, Composer of Constitution

Ambedkar Jayanti, birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, Composer of Constitution

Posted on 13 April 2010 by Sonali Singh


14th April is basically celebrated in India as “Ambedkar Jayanti” yearly, birthday of Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar or generally Babasaheb. Dr. Ambedkar is also the composer of the Indian Constitution. Babasaheb was born on 14th April 1891 at Military Headquarter of War in Madhya Pradesh. He was born in a poor untouchable family. He passed out his entire life fighting against social prejudiced like the system of Chaturvarna, the categorization of Hindu Society into 4 varnas and the Hindu Caste System. He is also given the fame for his good speaking in the favor of thousands of Dalits with his Ambedkar Buddhism. Dr. Bhim Ramji Ambedkar has been honored with India’s highest Civilian Award, Bharat Ratna.
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was the chairman of the drafting Committee that was constituted by the Constituent Assembly to compose the constitution for the free India; he was too the first Law Minister of India. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar too known as Babasaheb was an Indian jurist, political organizer, Buddhist activist, theorist, philosopher, anthropologist, historian, orator, prolific writer, economist, scholar, editor, revolutionary and a revivalist for Buddhism in India.
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar took many law degrees and various doctorates for his studies from Columbia University & the London School of Economics, Ambedkar returned home as a popular scholar and practiced law for few years. He is assumed as a Bodhisattava by the Buddhists of India though he never alleged himself to be a Bodhisattva Dalit Mela are held in different parts of the nation.

The day 14th April will be celebrated throughout the nation in the form of his birthday Ambedkar Jayanti 2010 and it is also a national holiday. Ambedkar Jayanti is felt both in government & private organizations. Worships, meetings & memorial speeches will be delivered in different state capitals on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti 2010.



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