Ambadawe

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Ambadawe
Village
Ambadawe is located in Maharashtra
Ambadawe
Ambadawe
Location in Maharashtra, India
Ambadawe is located in India
Ambadawe
Ambadawe
Ambadawe (India)
Coordinates: 18°01′02″N 73°11′20″E / 18.017158°N 73.188997°E / 18.017158; 73.188997Coordinates: 18°01′02″N 73°11′20″E / 18.017158°N 73.188997°E / 18.017158; 73.188997
Country India
StateMaharashtra
DistrictRatnagiri district
Population
 (2011)
 • Total240
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
402307
Nearest cityMandangad

Ambadawe[1][1][2][3] is a village in the Mandangad taluka of Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra, India.[4]

Census data[edit]

Particulars Total Male Female
No. of Houses 64 - -
Population 240 111 129
Child (0-6) 25 16 9
Schedule Caste 57 27 30
Schedule Tribe 11 7 4
Literacy 79.53% 85.26% 75.00%
Total Workers 51 44 7

Notable people[edit]

  • The family origins of B. R. Ambedkar, the Indian jurist, politician and social reformer from Maharashtra is from this village. His original surname was Sakpal but his father registered his name to school in Ambadawekar, comes from this native village name 'Ambadawe'. His Brahmin teacher, Krishnaji Keshav Ambedkar,[3] who was fond of him, changed his surname from odd to pronunc 'Ambadawekar' to his own surname 'Ambedkar' in school records.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "आंबडवे नाव योग्यच – खासदार अमर साबळे". 14 April 2016. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  2. ^ "डॉ. बाबासाहेब आंबेडकर यांचे मूळ गाव आंबवडे येथे आंतरराष्ट्रीय दर्जाचे शैक्षणिक संकुल". Loksatta. 18 April 2014. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b "आंबेडकर गुरुजींचं कुटुंब जपतंय सामाजिक वसा, कुटुंबानं सांभाळल्या 'त्या' आठवणी". divyamarathi. 26 December 2016. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Villagers donate land for college in Maharashtra". Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. Retrieved 18 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Bhim, Eklavya". www.outlookindia.com. Retrieved 18 October 2014.

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