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B. R. Ambedkar


Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, popularly known as Babasaheb Ambedkar, was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement and campaigned against social discrimination towards the untouchables (Dalits), while also supporting the rights of women and labour. He was independent India's first law and justice minister, the architect of the Constitution of India, and a founding father of the Republic of India. In India and elsewhere, he was often called Babasaheb, meaning "respected father" in Marathi and Hindi.


  • Early life 

  • Education 

  • Opposition to untouchability 

  • Poona Pact 

  • Political career 

  • Opposition to Aryan invasion theory 

  • Drafting India's Constitution 

  • Economic planning 

  • Conversion to Buddhism 

  • Death 

  • Legacy 

  • In popular culture 

  • Films 

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