Jagjivan Ram

Indian independence activist and politician (1908-1986)

Jagjivan Ram (5 April 1908 – 6 July 1986), mostly known as Babuji, was an Indian independence activist and politician from Bihar. He was instrumental in starting the All-India Depressed Classes League, an organisation dedicated to attaining equality for untouchables in 1935. He was elected to Bihar Legislative Assembly in 1937 after which he organised the rural labour movement.[1]

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  1. M. S. Swaminathan (7 February 2008). "Jagjivan Ram & inclusive agricultural growth". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 10 February 2008. Retrieved 27 June 2018.