The World knowledge Day
The World knowledge Day relates to Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, he was born on 14th of April 1891 to the Ramji Maloji Sakpal and Bhimabai in a poor Mahar family in Mhow,
Central Provinces, British India (Madhya Pradesh). This is the 128th birth anniversary of Dr. Ambedkar.
Dr. Ambedkar has studied a broad range of subjects in his life ranging from economics, social science, history, anthropology to political science.
He has gained a number of degrees such as Ph.D., Barrister at Law, D. Sc (Economics), LLD at Columbia University. United Nations has announced this day as The World knowledge Day,
On 12th April 2016 also announced that The international organization will focus on combating inequalities to achieve Sustainable Development Goals.
According to the resolution, all district collectors have been given official order to make sure that
Dr. Ambedkar’s photo is garlanded at 10 a.m. Every year, followed by a program explaining the significance of the day.
The Assistant Commissioner for Social Welfare in every district has been given the responsibility to arrange programs with speeches on various subjects such as social science, history, anthropology, and political science.
All the educational institutes in the State have been asked to organize lectures on knowledge day subjects studied by Dr. Ambedkar. He was the Architect of Indian constitution.
Here are five inspiring facts about Dr. Ambedkar:
- Dr. Ambedkar, along with Mahatma Gandhi, was instrumental in abolishing Untouchability from the Indian society.
- Dr. Ambedkar was a professional economist. He established the Finance Commission of India.
- The Reserve Bank of India runs on guidelines and ideas formed by Dr. Ambedkar.
- Dr. Ambedkar was the first minister of Law and Justice of India from August 29, 1947, to January 24, 1950.
- Dr. Ambedkar received the Bharat Ratna posthumously after 40 years of his death.
It takes lots of courage to break free from the shackles of social inequality and it takes enormous amounts of courage to assume that things can be changed similarly.
Also requires a leader to fight for these inequalities and establish a new social order.
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar was a scholar, a social reformer and also a leader who dedicated his life to put an end to social inequality in India.
In conclusion, Babasaheb’s whole life is he had to work hard for everything he achieved.
Above all he recalled for his relentless crusade for a new social order, The Indian nation shall always be indebted to him for giving us a Constitution that defines our core values as a nation.
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar is the architects of the Indian Constitution.
He was a very well-known and loved political leader,
He was the eminent jurist, Buddhist activist, philosopher, anthropologist, historian, orator, writer, economist, scholar, and editor also.
Dr. Ambedkar fought to get rid of the social evils like untouchability in other words,
For giving the rights of the Dalits and other socially backward classes throughout his whole life.
He was also the first Law Minister of India in the Cabinet of Jawaharlal Nehru.
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar was posthumously awarded by Bharat Ratna, and also India’s highest civilian honor in 1990.
Family Background of Dr. Ambedkar
The family of Babasaheb was from the Mahar community and then they came from the Ambavade town of Mandangad Taluka in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra.
He was born in the military cantonment town of Mhow, in Madhya Pradesh on 14 April 1891 as his father was then a Subedar Major with the Mahar Regiment of the Indian Army.
He studied in a government school wherein children from lower castes, regarded as untouchables, separated and given little attention or less assistance by the teachers, in short, they were not allowed to sit inside the classroom.
Students from the community had to survive a whole day without water if in case the peon did not report for duty.
The family of Babasaheb, however, moved to Satara in Maharashtra in the year 1894.
The Year since 1954-55 Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar was undergoing from serious health problems, and therefore including diabetes and weak eyesight.
He died at his home in Delhi on 6th December 1956 and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’s name remains a sign of victory of the down-trodden and long-exploited.