Short Biography of ‘Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar’ (Dr. B.R. Ambedkar) (130 Words)

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar

‘Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar’ was born on 14 April 1891 in the Mhow town of Madhya Pradesh, India. He was the son of Ramji Maloji Sakpal and Bhimabai. His father served in the Indian Army at the Mhow cantonment. He became one of the first Dalits (untouchables) to obtain a college education in India. Eventually earning a law degree and doctorate for his study and research in law, economics, and political science.

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar is popularly known as ‘Babasaheb’. He was an Indian jurist, political leader, philosopher, anthropologist, historian, orator, economist, teacher, editor, prolific writer, revolutionary, and revivalist for Buddhism in India. He became the 1st Law Minister of India. He became the Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee. For his contributions, he was awarded ‘Bharat Ratna’.

Ambedkar died on 6 December 1956 at his home in Delhi.