Bhaurao Krishnaji Gaikwad

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Karmaveer
Dadasaheb Gaikwad
Personal details
Born 15 October 1902
Ambe, Dindori, Nashik
Died 29 December 1971 (1971-12-30) (aged 69)
Nationality Indian
Political party Republican Party of India

Bhaurao Krishnaji Gaikwad(15 October 1902 – 29 December 1971) known as Dadasaheb Gaikwad was a politician and social worker from Maharashtra, India.[1] He is founder member of Republican Party of India.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 15 October 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 23 March 2009. 
  3. ^ http://www.indianpost.com/viewstamp.php/Alpha/B/BHAURAO%20KRISHNARAO%20GAIKWAD