Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, also known as Babasaheb was born on April 14, 1891.He was the 14th and the last child of Ramji Maloji Sakpal and Bhimabai Murbadkar. His family belonged to a Marathi background from the town of Ambavade in the Ratnagiri district of modern day Maharashtra.His father served in the Indian Army. Ambedkar received a degree of formal education in Marathi and English.They were from Hindu Mahar Caste, who were treated as untouchables. Though he attended the school but he was given no attention by the teachers. He was not even allowed to sit in the class.He was married to a nine year old girl, Ramabai from Dapoli in 1908.Ambedkar had been suffering from diabetes since 1948.From June to October in 1954, he was bed ridden owing to clinical depression and failing eyesight. He died in his sleep on December 6, 1956 at his home in Delhi.He was an Indian nationalist, jurist, dalit, Buddhist, political leader and a Buddhist revivalist. He was also the chief architect of the Indian Constitution. Ambedkar spent his whole life fighting against social discrimination and the Indian caste system.
His message to his followers was “Educate!!!, Organize!!!, Agitate!!!”