B. R. Ambedkar
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B. R. Ambedkar
|Birthday||14 April 1891 (Tuesday)|
|Date of death||06 December 1956 (Thursday)|
|Birth Place||Mhow , Indore , Madhya Pradesh|
|Age (in 1956)||65 years 7 months 22 days Old|
|Height||in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.7 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 6" ins
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in Pounds- 143.325 lbs
B. R. Ambedkar was born on 14-04-1891 in Mhow, British India (now Dr. Ambedkar Nagar, Indore in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India).
|Other Name:||Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, Baba Saheb, Babasaheb Ambedkar, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar|
|Other Professions:||Philosopher Politician Social Reformer Writer|
B. R. Ambedkar Biography, Relationship & Career
It was his instructor Mahadev Ambedkar who chose to change his surname to Ambedkar and thus he is known as Dr. B. R. Ambedkar. After passing his matriculation in 1907, he enrolled at the Government high school for higher education. After which he combined Elphinstone College in Bombay and acquired his political science and economics degree from there. For post-graduation, he joined Columbia University. After this, he moved to London to study Law and Political Science. Next, he was employed as a Military Secretary of the Gaikwads family in Baroda.
To make changes in society, he established an organization called Bahishkriti Hitakarini Sabha to uplift the underprivileged class. He actively fought to offer untouchable people their rights. After having seen his work, he had been encouraged to attend the famous second round table conference held in London in the year 1932. He was made the principal of the Government Law College in Mumbai.
In 1937 parliamentary elections, his independent party won 15 seats. As soon as India got independence, he was made to head the Constitution Drafting Committee. He converted himself to Buddhism in the latter part of his life.
He was born in a cast that was regarded as discriminated by the society in India then. He dedicated his whole life to work for their upliftment. For his contribution to Indian society, he was awarded Bharat Ratna by the Indian authorities after his death in 1960.
He was born to Ramji Maloji Sakpal and Bhimabai Murbadkar Sakpal. He was married to Ramabai Ambedkar from 1906 to 1935, and he married Dr. Savita Ambedkar in 1948 and was married until his death in 1956.