Commemorative coins on Dr. B R Ambedkar released by Union Government [ Current Affairs ]


Two memorial coins on Dr. B R Ambedkar are launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as part of the 125th birth anniversary year celebrations of the architecture of Indian Constitution. On the 60th Mahaparinirvan Divas of Baba saheb Ambedkar these coins are released it will be of 10 rupee and 125 rupee denomination.

  • 2015 is celebrating as 125th birth anniversary of Dr. B R Ambedkar by the Union government in order to aware world about the life and the work of legendary social reformer who is often considered as a champion of the underprivileged.
  • The first meeting of the National Committee on Nationwide Celebration of 125th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar was held in July 2015 and was headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • A commemorative postal stamp on Dr. Ambedkar was launched by Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in September 2015.

About Dr. B R Ambedkar

  • Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was born on 14 April 1891.
  • He was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer.
  • Ambedkar was a prolific student, and he had got law degree and various doctorates from Columbia University.
  • He was known reputedly for his research in law, economics and political science.
  • He was the creator of over constitution.
  • In 1990, he was awarded with the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award.
  • He was died on 6 December 1956

- Published on: December 7, 2015