Dr.B.R.Ambedkar had been:-
- An Indian Jurist,
- A Political Leader,
- A Buddhist Activist,
- An Advanced Thinker,
- A Philosopher,
- An Anthropologist,
- A Historian,
- An Orator,
- A prolific writer,
- An Economist and
- A great scholar.
Dr.B.R.Ambedkar is popularly known as “Baba Saheb”. Dr.B.R.Ambedkar died peacefully during sleep, on 6th December 1956, due to illness(Diabetes) from the year 1954.
In India, people are broadly classified under a caste system in “Hinduism”,called “Chaturvarna” into the following 4 Castes/Varnas:
Dr.B.R.Ambedkar had been the Chief Architect of Indian Constitution, which came into force from 26th January 1950.
The Government of India honoured Dr.Ambedkar by awarding India’s highest civilian award the ‘Bharat Ratna’ in the year 1990, posthumously.
Dr.B.R.Ambedkar’s drafting of the Indian Constitution has enabled:-
- constitutional guarantees and
- protections for a wide range of civil liberties for individual citizens, including
- freedom of religion,
- the abolition of untouchability and
- the outlawing of all forms of discriminations.
‘The Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Vichar Manch’ has appealed to Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh and to the President of India, Ms.Pratibha Patil, to honour Dr. Ambedkar with the title ‘Father of the Indian Constitution’ on the Republic Day of 2011. (26th January 2011)
Dr.B.R.Ambedkar can be rightly called the ‘Father of Indian Constitution’.