Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar

14 Important Facts About Dr. B R Ambedkar

December 25, 2015

Bahishkrit Hitakarini Sabha was the first organization formed by Dr. Ambedkar in 1924. The First Round Table Conference was convened in London on November 12, 1930. The depressed classes were represented by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and Rao Bahadur Srinivasan. Ambedkar formed the Independent Labour Party (ILP) in...

Ambedkar Versus Gandhi

December 25, 2015

Both Gandhi and Ambedkar were great social reformers and political leaders of India in 20th century. Both strove for the improvement of the cause of depressed classes. Both broadened the future vision of India beyond the formal independence of the country. However, both had fundamental differences on...

Short Biography of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

December 25, 2015

Dr. B R Ambedkar was born on 14 April 1891 at Mhow in Madhya Pradesh where his father was posted as head instructor of  military training school. He belonged to Mahar family of Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra. Mahars were among the several untouchable castes of those times...

Mahad Satyagraha 1927

December 24, 2015

Mahad Satyagraha was launched by Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar on 20 March 1927 at Mahad in current Raigarh District of Maharashtra. Background to Mahad Satyagraha In 1926, Municipal Board of Mahad, Maharashtra passed orders to throw open the famous tank of Mahad city to all communities. Earlier, untouchables...