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Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar or simply B.R. Ambedkar was born on April 14, 1891 at Military Headquarter of War in Madhya Pradesh. He was the architect of Indian Constitution and is also known as the “Father of Indian Constitution”.


Dr. Ambedkar was more than Indian Jurist. He was philosopher, thinker, historian, prolific writer, editor and Buddhist activist. He joined the freedom struggle of India and entered politics in 1936.

 He founded ‘Independent Labour Party’ of India. He published several books for the upliftment of Dalits, some of them are: The Annihilation of Caste; The Untouchables: A Thesis on the Origins of Untouchability; Who are Shudras etc.

After India got its independence, the new congress-led government invited Ambedkar to be the nation’s first Law Minister. 

On August 29, 1945 Ambedkar was appointed as Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee and was charged to write free India’s new constitution.

He died on 26th December 1956. Dr. Ambedkar was honoured with Bharat Ratna in 1990. It is the highest Indian civil award.