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The Importance of Dr Ambedkar

The Importance of Dr Ambedkar

The importance of Dr Ambedkar Born the 14th child of an army officer, Bhimrao Ambedkar was the only one of his siblings to finish primary school. As a member of the Untouchable caste, he was forced to sit outside the classroom for lessons, and not allowed to drink water unless someone else poured it for him. Like racism, casteism is a form of discrimination that targets people because of their descent, and is still functioning in India today. Undeterred by the systemic opposition to his gaining an education, he went on to study at Columbia University in the United States and then the…

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