List of Dalits
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Following is a list of Dalit people organised by profession, field, or focus.
- Rajesh Saraiya, Industrialist, Executive of Steelmont Trading Ltd.
- Kalpana Saroj, Padmashree Awardee, Chairperson of Kamani Tubes in Mumbai, India
- Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Founding father of modern India
- K. G. Balakrishnan, Former Chief Justice of India
- K. R. Narayanan, Former President of India
- Mayawati, Four time Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
- Dr. Ashok Tanwar, President of Haryana Congress, Ex-Member of Parliament.
- Ram Vilas Paswan, President of the Lok Janshakti Party, eight time member of Lok Sabha.
- Kanshi Ram, Founder of Bahujan Samaj Party
- B. Shyam Sunder, Founder of Bharatiya Bhim Sena
- Damodaram Sanjivayya, First Dalit Chief Minister of an Indian state(Andhra Pradesh), first Dalit President of Indian National Congress party(1962)
- Jagjivan Ram (1908–1986), First Labour Minister of Independent India, former Deputy Prime Minister of India
- Meira Kumar, First woman Speaker of the Lok Sabha (2009-2014), Daughter of Jagjivan Ram.
- Bangaru Laxman (1939-2014), Former Railway Minister and Former BJP President (2000-2001)
- G. M. C. Balayogi (1951–2002), First Dalit speaker of Lok Sabha (1998-2002).
- Jesudasu Seelam, Bureaucrat turned politician, Former Member of the Rajya Sabha (2010-2016).
- Panabaka Lakshmi, Former Union Minister of State.
- Mallikarjun Kharge, Leader of congress in Lok sabha, former railway minister under UPA led congress government , former home minster of karantaka
- Jogendra Nath Mandal,was one of the central and leading Founding Fathers of modern state of Pakistan, and legislator serving as country's first minister of law and labour, and also was second minister of commonwealth and Kashmir affairs.
Religion and reform
See also: Dalit saints of Hinduism
- Gallela Prasad,the fourth bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cuddapah, in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.
- Marampudi Joji,the third Archbishop of Hyderabad.
- Rettamalai Srinivasan, Dalit Activist, politician, freedom fighter and founder of Paraiyar Mahajana Sabha
- Ayyankali, social reformer
- Giani Ditt Singh, Started Singh Sabha Movement to bring dalits of Punjab to sikh-fold.
- Bhagu, a devotee of Krishna
- Mangu Ram Mugowalia, started Ad-Dharmi movement
- Ravidas, mystic poet-saInt of the bhakti movement
- Ghasidas, founder of the satnam panth ("path of the true name") 
- Balakdas,son of Ghasidas
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- Guha, Ramachandra (2007). "The Heroic Struggles of the Palwankar Brothers". In Menon, Dilip K. Cultural History of Modern India. Bergahn Books.
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