List of Dalits
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Main article: Dalits
Following are notable Dalit people.
- B. R. Ambedkar
- Mayawati, four time Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
- K. R. Narayanan, Former President of India
- Kanshi Ram, Founder of Bahujan Samaj Party
Reformers and religious leaders
- Ayyankali, mahatma and reformer
- Bhagu, a devotee of Krishna
- Narayana Guru, reformer
- Karmamela devotee of Vishnu
- Mangu Ram Mugowalia, started Ad-Dharmi movement
- Rettamalai Srinivasan, reformer
Main article: Dalit saints of Hinduism
- "Kanshi Ram instrumental in making of dalit history".
- P. 39 Devotional Poetics and the Indian Sublime By Vijay Mishra
- P. 167 Origin and Early History of Śaivism in South India By Sadananda