Legacy of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar : Ideas of a Nation

Legacy of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar : Ideas of a Nation


Nihora Prasad Yadav

viii, 240 p; 2018

Includes bibliographical references and index

ISBN-13/ EAN: 978-93-88162-06-7(Hardbound)

ISBN-10: 93-88162-06-4(Hardbound)

INR 1495.00

LC Subject heading:-

1. Ambedkar, B. R. (Bhimrao Ramji), 1891-1956.

2. Dalits—Political activity—India—History—20th century.

3. India— Politics and government—20th century.

About the Book:-

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’s legacy remains ever living and enlightening for the path of liberation he successfully orchestrated for the 1 Billion Bahujans; the creation of Constitutional & Democratic India; revival of Buddhism in the land of its origin & oblivion, and the Universal ideology, philosophy, policy, path & process of  Ambedkarism. Thousands of institutions, ports, roads, squares are named after Him in India. He was voted as ”The Greatest Indian” in 2012 by a poll organized by H, BBC and CNN-IBN. The Parliament of India on 26-28th November 2015 held ”Special Sittings To Commemorate 125th Birth Anniversary Celebration of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar”; and held him in highest esteem for the unparalleled contribution in drafting the constitution, building Indian nation and pioneering policy endeavours. Millions of Indians have cultivated popular “Ambedkarite-Buddhist Culture” reflected predominantly in literature, paintings, sculptors, music, dramas, movies, documentaries, monuments, institutions, community centres  and organizations, ever growing incessantly. Ambedkar’s legacy is comprised of so significant, relevant and tangent a nature that it has acquired unlikeness of an impermanent character. The present book stresses the philosophy of Equality, Liberty and Fraternity as expounded by Dr. Ambedkar. This book is an essential reading of students, ambedkarites and all those interested to read about Dr. Ambedkar.

About the Author:-

Dr. Nihora Prasad Yadav, after having completed his MA from Patna University, Patna and later Ph.D. from Magadh University, has been teaching Political Science in capacity of Lecturer since 1980 and Associate Professor since 1999 in the Department of Political Science, R.K. Dwarika College, Patna (a constituent unit of Magadh University, Bodh-Gaya). He has also earned the degree of LLB. He has been engaged in teaching and research and published several research papers in reputed research journals of Political Science and Public Administration in addition to research papers in edited books. He has also been politically active and working for the cause of social justice. He has specialised in the area of Indian Politics and role of opposition in a democracy.


Introduction — Ambedkarite Movements After Ambedkar — Depressed Class and Its Struggle Before Ambedkar — Dalit Identity and Politics in India — Ambedkar: A Jurist with no Equals — Bibliography — Index —

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