Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and Social Transformation

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and Social Transformation

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Book Specification

Item Code: UBC717
Author: Anjna Malhotra
Publisher: Regal Publications, Delhi
Language: English
Edition: 2017
ISBN: 9788184846034
Pages: 147
Other Details 9.00 X 6.00 inch
Weight 330 gm

Book Description

About The Book

Great men have the impact on the society not only for a limited time but for the years to come. The imprint of their philosophy is not only great but has been engraved in the national policies. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar is one out of them. He was a true patriot, an economist, a leader, an intellectual leader and a man with vibrant mind. All the Articles in this book are so threaded and highlight the work done by Dr. Ambedkar in the field of Social Justice, Women Empowerment, Eradication of Poverty, Protection of Environment and above all an intellectual being, who have the capacity to compile the Constitution of India by inspiring and convincing others to accept his view point rationally.
In this book attempt has been made to deal with every aspect on which he inspired people to work vigorously. This book will help to understand the problem faced by society before and immediate after the independence. The method of Dr. Ambedkar to tackle the problems with great ease shows his capacity to turn the path full of thorns into bed of roses. His life is the source of inspiration for all Indians to tell that the odd situations can be conquered with courage and intellect.
Contents include: Empowerment of Depressed Classes and Dr. Ambedkar, Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar and Constitution Making: Dr. B.R. Ambedkar as a True Buddhist; Political to Social Democracy: B.R. Ambedkar, Contemporary Relevance of Bhim Rao Ambedkar; Education: Only Weapon for Emancipation of Dalits; Dr. Ambedkar's Thoughts on Women's Empowerment; Caste in Indian System: Dr. Ambedkar's Vision; The Intellectual Saga of Dr. Ambedkar; Essence of Social Democracy is Political Democracy, Dr. Ambedkar's Thoughts on Education and Social Change; Ambedkar's Perspective on Religious Conversion; Social and Economic Justice.

About the Author

Dr. Anjna Malhotra is an Assistant Professor in Shanti Devi Arya Mahila College, Dinanagar (Punjab). She has teaching experience of more than 12 years. She is the Director of Dr. Ambedkar Study Centre since 2010.
She has many published articles in National and International Journals. She has presided and organized many National Conferences and Seminars. She has also presented many research papers in National and International Conferences.


Great men are the guiding force not only for their own generation but for the generations to come. The inspiration from their hard struggle instils confidence in the modern generation and give them hope that difficult circumstances can be surmounted if determined mind and heart put dedicated efforts. The fight against injustice prevalent in the time of B.R. Ambedkar was tough but injustice had to succumb before Ambedkar's resolution not to tolerate injustice in any form. Dr. Ambedkar struggle started with his birth as he had taken birth in a Dalit family and continued for a very long time but he had proved himself and became Chairman of Constituent Assembly of Independent India.
This book is the reflection of great works done by this magnificent personality. The book is divided into thirteen chapters. Each chapter is an effort to highlight the different aspect of this superb man. The effort of every contributor is to relate and evaluate Dr. Ambedkar's view in modern situation and circumstances as we know that till today although the nature and shape has been changed but still social injustice is prevalent in India.
Chapter 1 entitled Empowerment of Depressed Classes and Dr. Ambedkar deals with Dr. Ambedkar endeavour to empower Depressed Classes. It explains that Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar was a scholar as well as a man of action. He tasted the bitter reality of being born 'untouchable' and realized that this was the plight of anyone born 'untouchable'. B.R. Ambedkar placed the problem of untouchability at the very heart of a national debate about political rights and social recognition. He creatively reinterpreted


Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was a leader, an intellectual, an economist, father of Constitution of India, educationist and a great social thinker. The life of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar was marked by struggles but he proved that every impediment in life can be overcome with talent and firm determination. Through his commitment he exhibits that education can change life of the individual in general and society in particular. He was an ardent patriot. He fought for the upliftment of the poor and downtrodden. He was the saviour of the oppressed, women and poor. He fought for them throughout his life.
He turned into one of the most prominent political figures of the time. At a Depressed Classes Conference on August 8, 1930, Ambedkar outlined his political vision, insisting that the safety of the Depressed Classes hinged on their being independent from the Government and the Congress. His extraordinary knowledge and approach compelled Dr. Rajendra Prasad, President of the Constituent Assembly to request Mr. B.G. Kher, the then Prime Minister of Bombay to elect Dr. Ambedkar immediately.

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