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Thursday, April 9, 2015

(4.1.2) Ambedkar Jayanti (Bhimrao Ambedkar)

Birth Anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

When is Ambedkar Jayanti -
In the year 2016 Ambedkar Jayanti is on Thursday, 14 April, 2016.
Important things about Ambedkar Jayanti -
> Ambedkar Jayanti is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar who is popularly known as Babasaheb or Baba Saheb Ambedkar.
> This Jayanti is celebrated through out India.
> On this day the statue of Dr Ambedkar at the Parliament is paid homage.
> In almost all cities and towns of India the processions and rallies are taken out.
> Speeches are delivered to commemorate the valuable done by Babasaheb.
> The statues of Babasaheb are decorated and paid homage.
Important things about Bhimrao Ambedkar -
> Bhimrao Ambedkar was born on 14 April, 1891 at Mhow. He died on 6, December, 1956.
> He belonged to the low Mahar caste.
> When he was five years old, his mother died.
> He passed his Matriculation Examination in 1908 from Bombay ( Mumbai) Vidhyapeeth.
> In 1913 he went to the United States of America for higher education. He passed his M. A. examination in 1915.
> He became Barrister in 1923.
> Ambedkar started a movement against untouchability. In 1927 he led the Satyagrah in Mahad (Maharashtra) for right of the people of low community to draw water from the water tank of the town.
> He was the Chairman of the constitution Drafting Committee.
> He was given Bharat Ratna in 1990.
Quotations of Ambedkar -  
> I measure the progress of the community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
> Freedom of mind is the real freedom.
> Life should be great rather than long.
> Justice is the another name of liberty, equality and fraternity.
Related Posts -
(10.5.6/20.1.15) List of Jayanti / birthday of great persons
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(4.1.2/9.4.15) Ambedkar Jayanti
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(10.2.10) Quotations of Ambedkar 
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