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Ambedkar Jayanti is a day to commemorate the life and contributions of Dr. B.R Ambedkar, one of the foremost social reformers in India. It falls on April 14th every year and ever since 1956 has been celebrated as a national holiday across India in his honour. As an advocate for social justice, he campaigned against many injustices such as untouchability, caste-based discrimination and poverty among other things that faced the Indian society at that time. He was also a prolific writer who authored several books which were instrumental in drafting modern-day Constitution of India and sparked off new ideas for economic development through industrialization or ‘informalisation’ (as coined by him).
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Inspiring Phrases From Ambedkar Jayanti

A bitter thing cannot be made sweet. The taste of anything can be changed. But poison cannot be changed into nectar โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

If you believe in living a respectable life, you believe in selfโ€“help which is the best help! โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

I want all people to be Indians first, Indian last and nothing else but Indians. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

Justice has always evoked ideas of Equality, of proportion of compensation. In short, Justice is another name of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

Caste is not just a division of labour, it is a division of labourers. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

Various Statements From Ambedkar Jayanti

Law and Order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

The Hindu civilisation is a diabolical contrivance to enslave humanity. Its proper name would be infamy. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

Freedom of mind is the proof of one’s existence. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

More Phrases From Ambedkar Jayanti

Learn to live in this world with selfโ€“respect. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

If I find the constitution being misused, I shall be the first to burn it. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

Equality may be a fiction but nonetheless one must accept it as a governing principle. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

If you study carefully, you will see that Buddhism is based on reason. There is an element of flexibility inherent in it, which is not found in any other religion. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

Constitution is not a mere lawyers document, it is a vehicle of Life, and its spirit is always the spirit of Age. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

The question is not whether a community lives or dies, the question is on what plane does it live? There are different modes of survival. But all are not equally honorable. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

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Democracy is not a form of government, but a form of social organisation. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

Life should be great rather than long. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

Democracy is not merely a form of Government. It is primarily a mode of associated living, of conjoint communicated experience. It is essentially an attitude of respect and reverence towards our fellow men. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the wellโ€“being of the people. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

Religion is for man and not man for religion โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

Amazing Thoughts From Ambedkar Jayanti

A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

We are Indians, firstly and lastly. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

For an individual as well as for a society, there is a gulf between merely living and living worthily. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

The sovereignty of scriptures of all religions must come to an end if we want to have a united integrated modern India. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

I prefer Buddhism because it gives three principles in combination, which no other religion does. This is what man wants for a good and happy life. Neither god nor soul can save society. โ€” B. R. Ambedkar

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