About Dr. Baba saheb Ambedkar Jayanti

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About Dr. Baba saheb Ambedkar Jayanti

Ambedkar Jayanti or Bhim Jayanti is a n=National Festival of India. It is celebrated on 14 April to  the memory of B. R. Ambedkar. It marks Ambedkar's birthday in 1891 and is a public holiday throughout India.


Ambedkar Jayanti is celebrated on April 14 to mark the birth anniversary of Dalit icon Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, who is remembered as “The Father of the Constitution of India” and the man who fought for the oppressed. The nation commemorates his 127th birthday today.

Popularly known as Babasaheb, Ambedkar was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who inspired the Dalit Buddhist Movement. He campaigned against social discrimination against untouchables and also supported the rights of women and labourers.

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