Today is the birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar, the architect of Indian Constitution. Among other achievements, he is known more for championing the cause of the backward classes. BR Ambedkar worked relentlessly to eliminate discrimation against the Dalit in Indian society. He was also the first Law Minister of Independent India. To this day, he remains an inspiration to several people who are working for the upliftment of Dalits who continue to be victims of social discrimination.

Here are some notable quotes of BR Ambedkar

BR Ambedkar Quotes

Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.

So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.

I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.

Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.

Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die.

I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.

A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.

Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.

On Ambedkar Jayanti, rich tributes poured in for the social reformer on Twitter.

Ambedkar Jayanti 2018 Twitter Tributes