Celebrate Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar Jayanti Day 2024 | Deekshabhoomi Nagpur


Each year, April 14th in India is a time to honor Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti. His work for the poor of India is remembered and celebrated on this day. The Indian Constitution? That was his idea! In 1923, he started the Bahishkrit Hitkarini Sabha. Thousands of followers of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar and prominent political figures throngedĀ DeekshabhoomiĀ to celebrate his 133rdĀ birth anniversaryĀ on Sunday.

Its purpose? Education and boosting the earnings of those not making much. He led the fight against casteism in India, starting actions like the stand against priests, the temple entry effort, and more. This day matters to the people and leaders of India alike. On April 14th every year, it’s a public holiday. Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti is a day for India to think about how far.

Who is Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar?

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, born on April 14th, hailed from a Dalit family. He’s renowned as the Father of the Indian Constitution, championing equal rights for Dalits and the underprivileged. His educational journey led him to prestigious institutes like Elphinstone College in Mumbai Columbia University in the US, also the London School of Economics in the UK. He wasn’t just the first Indian to earn a doctorate in economics abroad but also serveĀ­d as the principal at the Government Law College in Mumbai for several years. Not stopping there, Dr. Ambedkar was appointed India’s Minister of Law and Justice. He chaired the Constitution Drafting Committee. Finally, the Indian Constitution was adopted on January 26th, 1950. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar is not just known as a social-political reformer but also as a beacon of equal opportunities in modern India. He was a pillar of strength for personal freedom. He openly criticized systems and societies promoting caste discrimination.

Significant Contributions of Dr. BR. Ambedkar

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar has made a remarkable impact. His fight to guard Dalit rights led him to host key events, like Equality Janta and Mook Nayaka. At independence on August 15, 1947, the Congress Government asked him to be the first Law Minister. On August 29, 1947, he took on the role of Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee to shape our new constitution. The Constituent Assembly adopted this constitution on November 26, 1949. Another vital contribution of his is the foundation of India’s Central Bank the Reserve Bank, due to his expertise in economics. He penned three books: “The Problem of the Rupee: Its Origin and Its Solution,” “Administration and Finance of East India Company,” and “The Evolution of Provincial Finance in British India.” His insight into the Indian economy was notable as an economist. Dr. Ambedkar spurred growth in agriculture and industry and boosted education and heĀ­alth within the community. His inspiration ignited the Dalit Buddhist Movement. Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti : Celebration at Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur

Ambedkar Jayanti processions are carried out by his followers atĀ DeekshaBhoomi in Nagpur andĀ Chaitya BhoomiĀ in Mumbai. It is a customary for senior national figures, such as the President, Prime Minister and leaders of major political parties, to pay homage at the statue of Ambedkar at the Parliament of India in New Delhi. It is celebrated throughout the world especially by Dalits who embraced Buddhism after his example. In India, large numbers of people visit local statues commemorating Ambedkar in procession with lot of fanfare.

Over 25,000 people gather every year at midnight to celebrate jayanti with cake cutting and bursting of crackers at Samvidhan Chowk. Apart from that, events are held individually by all the Buddha Vihars in the city; one of the most prominent one being at Indora, helmed by Japanese priest Bhante Arya Nagarjun Surai Sasai, who will be addressing the devotees like every year at 9am at Deekshabhoomi. From around 5am, devotees will start pouring in at the sacred place.

Objectives of Ambedkar Jayanti Celebrations

This day isn’t just about Dr. Ambedkar’s birthday. The festivities focus on different aims too. Here are some key goals of the Ambedkar Remembrance Day celebrations:

Saluting Ambedkar’s Work: The main goal is to respect and commemorate Dr. Ambedkar’s significant impact on Indian culture.

Spreading Knowledge: Through different events and activities, the celebrations enlighten the community, particularly the younger people, on Dr. Ambedkar’s perspectives and beliefs.

Upholding Equal Rights: Dr. Ambedkar passionately supported fairness and stood against the caste division and untouchability. The festivities intend to endorse his principles of societal justice, fairness, and human rights, motivating everyone to strive for an unbiased community.

Fueling Transformation and Social Revamp: Showcasing Dr. Ambedkar’s trials and triumphs aims to stimulate individuals to champion the fight against societal unfairness and disparities.

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Grateful Wishes for Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Jayanti:

  1. Thanks, Dr. Ambedkar, for using your life to lift the less fortunate and ignored. We couldn’t measure the ways you’ve helped our nation. Happy Ambedkar Jayanti!
  2. This Ambedkar Jayanti let’s pause to recall Dr. Ambedkar’s battles. Let’s also give thanks for his vision of a world that is fairer and treats everyone equally.
  3. We are grateful for Dr. Ambedkar’s vision and dedication to creating a better world. Happy Ambedkar Jayanti!
  4. Ambedkar’s dedicated efforts for uplifting ignored communities inspire us all. Enjoy a thoughtful Ambedkar Jayanti!
  5. On this special day of Ambedkar Jayanti, let’s take a moment to appreciate Dr. Ambedkar’s significant role in our country.
  6. We are grateful to Dr. Ambedkar for his tireless efforts towards creating a just and inclusive society. Happy Ambedkar Jayanti!
  7. Ambedkar’s wisdom about fairness and balance still motivates us today. On this Ambedkar Jayanti, let’s appreciate his enduring impact.
  8. On Ambedkar Jayanti, let’s give thanks to Dr. Ambedkar’s dream of a world where no one faces discrimination or inequality.
  9. Ambedkar’s contribution to our nation is immeasurable. Let us be grateful for his life and legacy on this Ambedkar Jayanti.
  10. We are forever indebted to Dr. Ambedkar for his unwavering commitment to the cause of social justice. Happy Ambedkar Jayanti!
  11. We keep drawing strength from Dr. Ambedkar’s dream of fairness and equality. This Ambedkar Jayanti let’s voice our thankfulness.
  12. Thank you, Dr. Ambedkar, for your tireless efforts towards building a more inclusive and equitable nation. Happy Ambedkar Jayanti!
  13. We owe a lot to Dr. Ambedkar for his efforts in building our country. Let’s show our thankfulness to this Ambedkar Jayanti.
  14. As we mark Ambedkar Jayanti, let’s appreciate Dr. Ambedkar’s dream of a world where each person gets treateĀ­d with honor and esteem.
  15. We’re continually motivated by Dr. Ambedkar’s life and contribution. This Ambedkar Jayanti let’s be thankful for what he’s done for our country.
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Top 10 Quotes of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

  • A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of society.
  • So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
  • Political tyranny is nothing compared to social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
  • Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is not fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
  • Cultivation of the mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
  • The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
  • Men are mortal. So are the ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise, both will wither and die.
  • Life should be great rather than long.
  • I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress that women have achieved.
  • I like religion that teaches liberty, equality, and fraternity.

Deekshabhoomi is one of the major Buddhist pilgrim centres in India. Its construction started in 1968 over four acres with quarters for monks.

We celebrate Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti not just for a person, but to honor an inspiring leader. He fought for fairness and equality and helped those who needed it. He wrote the Constitution of India and stood up for people who were often overlooked. Even today, his work motivates many people. During this special occasion, we must remember Ambedkar’s values and continue to fight for a world where everyone, no matter who they are, is respected. Sending out heartfelt greetings from our Nagpur Deekshabhoomi to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti.

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