Bhaurao Krishnaji Gaikwad

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Karmaveer
Dadasaheb Gaikwad
Personal details
Born October 15, 1902
Ambe, Dindori, Nashik
Died december 29, 1971
Nationality Indian
Political party Republican Party of India
Religion Born as Hindu, Converted to Buddhism.

Bhaurao Krishnaji Gaikwad(October 15, 1902 - December 29, 1971) famously known as Dadasaheb Gaikwad was a politician and social worker from Maharashtra, India.[1] He had also been member of parliament representing the both houses Lok sabha and Rajya sabha.[2] He was honoured by Padma Shri in 1968 for his dedicated service to society. He was a close colleague and follower of Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar.

The Government of India issued a commemorative stamp in his honour in 2002.[3]

Life[edit]

Dadasaheb was born on October 15, 1902 at village Ambe in Dindori tahasil of Nashik district in a peasant Mahar family.

References[edit]

  1. Kshirsagar, Ramchandra. Dalit Movement in India and its Leaders. pp. 214–217. ISBN 81-85880-43-3. 
  2. "Information regarding a documentary about him". 

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Kshirsagar, Ramchandra. Dalit Movement in India and its Leaders. pp. 214–217. ISBN 81-85880-43-3. 
  2. ^ "Alphabetical list of Rajyasabha members since 1952". Government of India. Retrieved March 23, 2009. 
  3. ^ http://www.indianpost.com/viewstamp.php/Alpha/B/BHAURAO%20KRISHNARAO%20GAIKWAD