Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar - A Peaceful Warrior Of Humanity Essays
DR. BHIMRAO RAMJI AMBEDKAR – A PEACEFUL WARRIOR OF HUMANITY
- Dr. Mithun G Kherde, (BDS, MPH)
Born on 14th April 1891 at Mhow (MP), to Ramji and Bhimbai in Mahar caste which was considered to be untouchable, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar is today well known to the world as an intellectual revolutionary, who became the ultimate ray of hope for the depressed and discriminated human beings in India. He was the greatest son born to India. A True “Bharat Ratna”, who liberated millions of people who were denied basic human rights, kept oppressed and who were generation to generation exploited in the name of caste-based hierarchy, religion and treated as outcaste. Ambedkar sowed for them the seeds of true freedom and social justice. He spent his life-time to imbibe self-confidence in them and prepare them to educate themselves, unite and agitate for their own dignity and self-respect.
Seeds of Social Revolution - Agitation for Human Rights of Dalits and Women
Ambedkar’s father and grandfather served the army. Ramji had also reached to the highest rank allowed to an Indian in the Indian army under the British rule. But the social discrimination and stigma attached to all members of Mahar community came to his taste as bitter experience. At an early age while in school, he and his brother were not allowed to share sitting arrangements along with the other students of the school and were made to carry gunny bags for them to sit exclusively. They…