Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar Award
Former President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, presented the Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar Award to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his efforts in creating a fear-free Uttar Pradesh. The award ceremony took place at the Shri Shanmukhananda Auditorium in Mumbai, where Dr. Lalji Prasad Nirmal, a member of the UP legislative council, received the award on behalf of the Chief Minister. The event was organized by the Buddhanjali Research Foundation and was attended by Ramnath Kovind as the chief guest. This was the 13th edition of the award ceremony.
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List of Previous winners:
- Harshaali Malhotra (2022)
- Richa Chadha (2020)
- Prakash Ambedkar (2018)
- Mayawati (2017)
- P. S. Krishnan (2016)
- Shabana Azmi (2014)
- Kanshi Ram (2012)
- Joginder Singh (2011)
- Anand Teltumbde (2010)
- Nitish Kumar (2009)
- Shekhar Suman (2008)
- S. M. Krishna (2007)
About the Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar Award
The Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar Award is an annual award presented to individuals who have made significant contributions to society in the areas of education, social welfare, and economics, in the spirit of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was a renowned Indian jurist, economist, social reformer, and politician who played a pivotal role in the drafting of the Indian Constitution and fought for the rights of the oppressed sections of Indian society.
The award was instituted in 1996 by the Government of Maharashtra in honor of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, and it is presented every year on his birth anniversary. The award carries a cash prize and a citation and is conferred upon individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the society in the spirit of Dr. Ambedkar’s vision of social justice, equality, and human rights.
Recipients of the award include individuals from various fields such as social work, education, politics, law, and literature. The award is considered a prestigious recognition in India, and it is given to those who have worked tirelessly to promote Dr. Ambedkar’s ideals of social equality and justice.
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