Short Essay on 'Ambedkar Jayanti: 14 April' (150 Words)

Saturday, April 6, 2013

'Ambedkar Jayanti' is celebrated on 14th April every year. It is the birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar. He was born on 14 April 1891 in Mhow town of Madhya Pradesh, India. He was the son of Ramji Maloji Sakpal and Bhimabai. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar is popularly known as 'Babasaheb'.

Ambedkar became one of the first Dalit (untouchables) to obtain a college education in India. He was an Indian jurist, political leader, philosopher, anthropologist, historian, orator, economist, teacher, editor, prolific writer, revolutionary and a revivalist for Buddhism in India. He became the 1st Law Minister of India. He became the Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee. For his contributions, he was awarded with 'Bharat Ratna'.

On Ambedkar Jayanti, various Dalit organizations carry out huge processions in the memory of 'Baba Saheb'. Various organizations organize several activities including rally and cultural programs on this day. Dalit Melas are held in various parts of the country. 
 

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