Life should be great rather than long.
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By Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar
Amazing facts about Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar
- 10. The Mahad Satyagraha of 1927 was Ambedkar’s first important crusade
The Mahad satyagraha of 1927 was one of the defining moments in Ambedkar’s political thought and action. Held in the small town of Mahad in Maharashtra, this satyagraha was held three years prior to Gandhi’s Dandi march. While salt was at the centre of Gandhi’s campaign, drinking water was at the core of Ambedkar’s crusade.
By leading a group of Dalits to drink water from Chavadar lake in Mahad, Ambedkar didn’t just assert the right of Dalits to take water from public water sources, he sowed the seeds of Dalit emancipation. In his famous quote, he said,
Information gathers from “The Better India”