Ramajayam, S., S.
Guest Lecturer, Department of History, T.A.G. Govt. Arts College, Tindivanam, Tamil Nadu, India.
History produces few people who leave such an indelible mark on the society that their life comes to be seen as a metaphor for liberty, as an icon for progress and change. In this line, comes Dr. B. R. Ambedkar (1891-1956) who was a rare combination of immense knowledge, exceptional political prowess, and an unwavering commitment to socio-political changes in modern India. He contributed to the development of the Indian society and political values. As India not only suffered from the colonialism of Britishers but it was also internally affected by the various social evils such as caste disparities, untouchability, inequalities, etc. due to barbaric Hinduism. Ambedkar himself was also affected by caste disparities and exclusion theory of Hinduism. The purpose of the present paper is to examine the socio-political contribution of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar for the downtrodden communities on par with others in the Indian societal structure.
society, liberty, change, caste disparities, untouchability, hinduism.
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Ramajayam, S., S. (2021). Dr B.R. Ambedkar and his Socio-Political Contribution. Sparkling International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research Studies, 4(3), 39-44.