IndiaToday.in New Delhi, December 6, 2016 | UPDATED 11:47 IST
How free and educated are you? What is real education? What is true freedom? Find out what B R Ambedkar had to say on this with 9 of his powerful quotes.
Each of us functions as a cog in the societal wheel, tediously moving through the different facets of life under the illusion that we are free because we have achieved Independence. But, do we truly educate ourselves enough to break the shackles of habit that bind us? It takes immense faith, belief and courage to go against the “normal” flow and create something anew. One such unbelievably brave individual in the recent history of our country is Dr B R Ambedkar.
Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer, Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was born on April 14, 1891. He was Independent India’s first law minister and the principal architect of the Constitution of India, the biggest and most complex constitution in the world.
On his 60th death anniversary, listed are 9 quotes by B R Ambedkar that teach us what real education and freedom mean: