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When is Ambedkar Jayanti (अम्बेडकर जयंती) in 2017?

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Ambedkar Jayanti (अम्बेडकर जयंती) is celebrated on 14th of April each year. The day is celebrated as birth anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, popularly known as Babasaheb Ambedkar. Dr. Ambedkar was a National hero who dedicated his life for the upliftment of the deprived section of the society, also known as Harijans (the untouchables). Dr. Ambedkar is also known as a person who drafted India’s constitution and thus is referred as ‘the Father of Indian Constitution’.

Dr. Ambedkar was born on 14th April, 1891. He spent most of his life fighting the political rights and the system on untouchability. Ambedkar Jayanti (अम्बेडकर जयंती) is a public Holiday in all Indian states. On this day, The president of India, Prime Minister and political leaders from various parties pay homage to Babasaheb’s statue at the Parliament House of India