Country’s Who is who : Dr.B.R.Ambedkar

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Dr.B.R.Ambedkar (Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar/Babasaheb) (Born:14 April 1891 –Died: 6 December 1956), popularly known as the ‘Architect of the Indian Constitution’. He was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement and campaigned against social discrimination towards Untouchables (Dalits), while also supporting 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. In 1990, the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, was posthumously conferred upon Ambedkar. Ambedkar’s legacy includes numerous memorials and depictions in popular culture.

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