Ambedkar Jayanti in India – Date, History, Importance & Celebrations

Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar is one of the greatest leaders in Indian history. It is an annual festival to honour the memory of B. R. Ambedkar. Here we have all information which you need to must know about, Ambedkar Jayanti festival.

Ambedkar Jayanti in India – Date, History, Importance & Celebrations

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Ambedkar Jayanti Date Facts

Ambedkar Jayanti 2019 Date: Sunday, April 14

Ambedkar Jayanti 2020 Date: Tuesday, April 14

Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Date: Wednesday, April 14

History

On April 14 1891 Dr. B. R. Ambedkar was born in Madhya Pradesh.One of the first Dalits to achieve a degree in political science, economics and law. He was a great writer, lawyer, historian and one of the great political leaders.His first birthday was publicly celebrated on 14 April 1928 in Pune, Maharashtra. Ambedkarite Janardan Sadashiv Ranapisay and social activist started the tradition of Babasaheb’s birth anniversary or Ambedkar Jayanti. He was expert in 64 subjects and was proficient in 9 languages. He was also Bestowed with Bharat Ratna award on 14 April 1990. From 14 April 1990 to 14 April 1991 was a “Year of Social Justice” in memory of Babasaheb and the same year his life size portrait was unveiled in the Central Hall of Parliament. President, Prime Minister and leaders of major political parties pay honour to his statue.

Importance & Celebration

It is not just celebrated in India rather all around the world, especially by Dalits, adivasi, labour workers, women and also those who follows Buddhism.For the Dalits, he was their God because he helped them to get equal authority, status and respect in the society as others. Large number of people in India visit local statues of Dr. Ambedkar in procession with a lot of fanfare. First Online Jayanti Celebration goes to Babasaheb Ambedkar.

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