Ambedkar: Awakening India?s Social Conscience, authored by Narendra Jadhav, is a brilliant biography of one of India?s all-time greatest social reformers Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar.
Summary of the Book
While India went through a lot of struggle in the early and mid-20th century, fighting for independence, there were also many internal calamities and chaos that needed much attention. Some of the greatest minds took initiative to restore basic human rights among all sects of Indian society, irrespective of any materialistic differences like economic, caste, religion or financial. Ambedkar was intellectual, a visionary leader, dreamer and above all, a great human being. He is the Father of Indian Constitution. This book concentrates on Ambedkar?s true spirit, intellectual and thought process evolution and how he grew from strength to strength as a public figure at different points in time. His work towards the upbringing of the downtrodden and the oppressed will be remembered for all the times to come.
About Narendra Jadhav
Narendra Jadhav is an esteemed Indian economist, bureaucrat, educationist, writer and social scientist. He was associated with the International Monetary Fund and had led the economic research at the Reserve bank of India. Currently, Narendra Jadhav is the Member of the Planning Commission of India and the National Advisory Council. He has been a recipient of many prestigious awards. Some of the books penned by him are Dr. Ambedkar: An Intellectual Biography, Dr. Ambedkar Speaks 301 Seminal Speeches, Ravindranath Tagore: Yug Nirmata Vishvamanav, Untouchables: My Family's Triumphant Journey Out of the Caste System in Modern India and Monetary Policy, Financial Stability and Central Banking in India.