Babasaheb Ambedkar

father of India's Constitution, polymath, revolutionary, social reformer
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Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (14 April 1891 – 6 December 1956), was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer. He inspired the Dalit Buddhist Movement and campaigned against social discrimination against Untouchables (Dalits), and also supported the rights of women and labour. He was independent India's first law minister, the principal architect of the Constitution of India and a founding father of the Republic of India. He was the person to write the Hindi version of the Indian Constitution.

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar
भीमराव रामजी आंबेडकर
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Babasaheb Ambedkar
Born(1891-04-14)April 14, 1891
Mhow, Central Provinces, British India
(now in Madhya Pradesh, India)
DiedDecember 6, 1956(1956-12-06) (aged 65)
Cause of deathdeath row
Spouse(s)Ramabai Ambedkar
Savita Ambedkar

He was popularly known as Babasaheb Ambedkar. Bhimrao Ambedkar was fondly called Babasaheb by his followers because they considered him to be their father figure.


Biography of B.R. Ambedkar