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    Ambedkar Jayanti 2018: 15 facts about the Founding Father of Modern India

    Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, fondly known as Babasaheb, was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who campaigned against social discrimination of Dalits in the Indian society. He was the principal architect of India’s Constitution and India’s first law minister. Born on April 14, 1891 to Bhimabai Sakpal and Ramji Maloji Sakpal in Madhya Pradesh, he was a multi-faceted personality who fought against the caste system and socio-economic deprivation. Every year his birth anniversary is

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    Ambedkar Jayanti 2018: 7 rare and unseen pictures of BR Ambedkar, the father of Indian Constitution

    Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, fondly called as Babasaheb Ambedkar, was an economist, educationist, politician, social reformer and the chief architect of the Indian Constitution. He fought all his life against discrimination, degradation, and deprivation in the Indian society. He was born to Bhimabai Murbadkar Sakpal and Ramji Maloji Sakpal on April 14, 1891, in Madhya Pradesh. He faced isolation in school because of his caste. He became the only untouchable to get enrolled

  • Statue razing continues: Ambedkar’s statues vandalised in Achrol and Firozabad

    The spate of vandalism of statues of iconic leaders and ideologues in different parts of the country, which began with the razing down of Vladimir Lenin’s statue in Tripura, has reached Rajasthan’s Achrol, where a statue of the Father of Indian Constitution, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, was found decapitated by miscreants. In the meanwhile, another statue of BR Ambedkar was vandalised by unidentified persons in  Firozabad.

  • Statue vandalisation continues: Ambedkar statue vandalised in Allahabad

    Lucknow: A statue of Dalit icon Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was vandalised in Allahabad on Saturday, police said.  The statue with its head chopped off was found by residents at a park in the city’s Trivenipuram locality.  “We are aware of the matter and are trying to locate the suspects,” Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Allahabad Aakash Kulhari told IANS.  He said a case has been registered and ruled out any tension in

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    Babasaheb Ambedkar’s statue found damaged in Haryana

    Palwal (Haryana): Tension has gripped Haryana’s Palwal district after a statue of Baba Saheb Ambedkar was found damaged on Monday. The incident came to light when some people in Ambedkar Park noticed one of the hands and legs of the statue broken and found a bottle of wine near it. As the news spread, members of the Dalit community gathered in the park and demanded action against the miscreants.

  • Mumbai: BR Ambedkar’s grand-nephew Ashok M Ambedkar dead

    Mumbai: Ashok Ambedkar, a grand-nephew of the Architect of Indian Constitution B. R. Ambedkar, passed away following a brief illness here, family sources said here on Friday. He was 67, reports IANS.

  • Amit Shah compares Narendra Modi with Sardar Patel, BR Ambedkar

    New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday bracketed Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Sardar Patel and BR Ambedkar and said Modi had started the economic integration just as the other two leaders had achieved the country’s territorial and social unification.

  • Ujjain: BJP SC wing conducts meeting

    Ujjain: The scheduled caste wing of Bharatiya Janata Party conducted its general meeting in the presence of the wing’s former national President and chief guest, Dushyant Kumar Gautam on Friday. Media in charge and city head of its SC wing, Satyanarayan Khoiwal said the party discussed a roadmap for the coming months.

  • Thane: ‘Equality Tunes’ to mark Ambedkar’s birth anniversary

    Mira Bhayandar: The Mira Bhayandar unit of the Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh will celebrate the 126th birth anniversary of the Father of Indian Constitution- Dr B R Ambedkar in an inspiring way. The party led by Sunil Bhagat has hired an Akola-based musical band troupe which will play inspirational music based on the teaching and preaching’s of the Dalit icon based on equality, brotherhood and peace.

  • Mumbai: Rich tributes paid to Baba Saheb Ambedkar

    Mumbai: Rich tributes were today paid to the architect of Constitution, B R Ambedkar on his 60th death anniversary, observed as ‘Mahaparinirvan Din’ by thousands of followers from all over the state who converged at his memorial ‘Chaityabhoomi’ near Shivaji Park in Dadar here.

  • Symposium organised to pay tribute to Dr Ambedkar

    Ujjain : Ambedkar Peeth of Vikram University paid tribute to BR Ambedkar on his death anniversary by organising symposium on ‘Contribution of Ambedkar in the social democracy of the country’ at the hall of Sandipani Hostel on Sunday. Symposium was inaugurated by Kaniya Meda by garlanding the photo frame of Baba Saheb. Dean of the historical, cultural and archaeological department and key speaker on the occasion, RK Ahirwar said that Ambedkar had

  • On Constitution Day, Govt plans special Parliament session

    New Delhi :  Declaring November 26 as ‘Constitution Day’, the government has lined up a host of activities on Thursday to pay tribute to BR Ambedkar, including a “special” session of Parliament in which lawmakers will pay tribute to one of the key framers of the Constitution.

  • Finalise plan on Ambedkar memorial within fortnight

    Mumbai : Maharashtra government is likely to finalise within two weeks the plan for the creation of a world -class memorial to Dalit icon BR Ambedkar on the Indu Mills plot in Central Mumbai with around Rs 600 crore to be spent on the works.