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63rd Dhammachakra Pravartan Day 2019

In Maharashtra, the 63rd Dhammachakra Pravartan Din has celebrated at Deekshabhoomi in Nagpur on 9th October 2019. The Buddhist followers from the different parts of the country and abroad reached at the venue to pay homage to the Architect of Indian Constitution Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar.  It is a day to celebrate the Buddhist conversion of ..

7th ‘Community Radio Sammelan’ to be held in Delhi

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) is organizing the 7th ‘Community Radio Sammelan’ at Dr B R Ambedkar Bhawan in Delhi from Aug 27-29 with theme ‘Community Radio for SDGs’. The Sammelan’ will witness discussion on various flagship schemes of the government such as the Jal Shakti Abhiyaan and efforts for disaster risk reduction. ..

Krishna Kumari Kohli becomes first-ever Thari Hindu woman to be elected to Senate of Pakistan

Krishna Kumari Kohli has become the first-ever Thari Hindu woman to be elected to the Senate of Pakistan in March 2018 and chaired the session of the Upper House of Parliament on the occasion of the International Women’s Day (IWD-2019). She is known for her campaigns for women’s rights, against bonded labour, and against sexual ..

New Delhi venue of 2nd International Ambedkar Conclave (IAC-2018)

On November 30, the 2nd International Ambedkar Conclave (IAC-2018) has inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind in New Delhi as part of the commemoration of Constitution Day. The Conclave is being organised by the Forum of SC and ST Legislators and Parliamentarians and the Dr Ambedkar Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, widely known as ..

Sulabh International launchs India’s first sewer cleaning machine to put an end to unsafe manual scavenging

The Sulabh International has launched India’s first sewer cleaning machine to put an end to the unsafe manual scavenging and to reduce sewer deaths. The machine will do away with 99% of manual scavenging in the country. With the help of sewer cleaning machine, a safai karamchari” (manual cleaner) won’t have to enter the sewers. ..

Sujatha Gidla wins 2018 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize

US-based Dalit writer Sujatha Gidla has won the prestigious 2018 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize for her book “Ants Among Elephant: An Untouchable Family And The Making Of Modern India”. It is an account of growing up in an ‘untouchable’ family in modern India. The winner receives a cash award of Rs 2 lakh and ..

Facts Related to Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

Bahishkrit Hitakarini Sabha In 1924, Bahishkrit Hitakarini Sabha was formed by Dr. Ambedkar for removing difficulties of the untouchables and placing their grievances before government. This was his first organization to achieve his political and social ideals. The aims and objects of the Sabha were: To promote the spread of education among the Depressed Class ..

The BR Ambedkar International Centre launched in New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the BR Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi on December 7, 2017 to encourage research and original thinking among the youth. The purpose of the centre is to promote the thoughts and teachings of Dr Ambedkar. It will be an important place for research on social and economic issues. ..