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Dr.B.R.AMBEDKAR

Introduction

Born in a class considered low andoutcast. Dr. Ambedkar fought untiringly for the downtrodden. The boy who suffered bitter humiliation became the first Minister for Law in free India, and shaped the country’s Constitution. A determined fighter, a deep scholar, human to the tips of his fingers.

Author - D.S.Sesharaghavachar


Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

Two brothers who were studying at school went to see their father. They alighted at the Masur Railway Station, engaged a cart and continued their journey. They went some distance; then the cart driver came to know that they belonged the Mahar cast. He at once stopped the cart and raised one end of it; the poor boys tumbled down and fell on the ground. He shouted at them and scolded them as he pleased.

It was afternoon. The boys were thirsty. They begged for water but no one would give them a drop. Hours passed. Still no one gave them water. They were not allowed even to go near tanks and wells.

The younger brother’s name was Bhimrao Ambedkar. A few days passed. One day Bhim felt unbearable thirst. He drank water from a well. Someone noticed it. A few people gathered and beat the boy mercilessly.

The boy had to get his hair cut. Even a barber who used to cut the hair of a buffalo would not touch the boy’s hair.

On another day, the boy was going to school. It was raining heavily. He took shelter near the wall of a house. The lade of the house saw this. She was very angry. She pushed him into the rain. The boy fell into the muddy water. All his books fell into the water too.

In this way, again and again, the young boy was humiliated. His mind became a volcano of bitter feelings.

Why did the people ill-treat the boy in this way?

The boy had not committed any sin. But he was born in the Mahar cast. It was the belief of many Hindu that this cast is low and those born in this cast should not be touched by people of the other castes. Like the people of the Mahar caste, people of many other castes are called ‘untouchables’ and have suffered injustice for hundreds of years.

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Dr.B.R.Ambedkar - Great Leader who fought untiringly for the downtrodden
About Dr.B.R.Ambedkar
You are Here! Introduction
Efforts To End Injustice
Early years
The Sting Of Untouchability
Ambavadekar Becomes Ambedkar
At The High School
The End Of One Stage
In America
Injustice and Humiliation Again
'Mook Nayak; ( The Leader Of the Dumb)
Chowdar Tank
Should Not Hindus, Who Seek Justice, Give Justice?
In Action
A Fearless, Firm Mind
The Mahatma's Fast
We Need Dharma - But Casteism Should Go
The Modern Manu
After Resignation As A Minister
To the Path of the Buddha
A Life Of Fulfilment
Anger, Perserverence, Constructive Work and Kindness
A Lion Among Men
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