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  • Babasaheb Ambedkar Dalit Buddhist Movement Founder & Ashoka Lion Capitol 1 Rupee India Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry (Social Reformer)
  • Babasaheb Ambedkar Dalit Buddhist Movement Founder & Ashoka Lion Capitol 1 Rupee India Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry (Social Reformer)
  • Babasaheb Ambedkar Dalit Buddhist Movement Founder & Ashoka Lion Capitol 1 Rupee India Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry (Social Reformer)
  • Babasaheb Ambedkar Dalit Buddhist Movement Founder & Ashoka Lion Capitol 1 Rupee India Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry (Social Reformer)
  • Babasaheb Ambedkar Dalit Buddhist Movement Founder & Ashoka Lion Capitol 1 Rupee India Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry (Social Reformer)
  • Babasaheb Ambedkar Dalit Buddhist Movement Founder & Ashoka Lion Capitol 1 Rupee India Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry (Social Reformer)
  • Babasaheb Ambedkar Dalit Buddhist Movement Founder & Ashoka Lion Capitol 1 Rupee India Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry (Social Reformer)
  • Babasaheb Ambedkar Dalit Buddhist Movement Founder & Ashoka Lion Capitol 1 Rupee India Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry (Social Reformer)
  • Babasaheb Ambedkar Dalit Buddhist Movement Founder & Ashoka Lion Capitol 1 Rupee India Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry (Social Reformer)
  • Babasaheb Ambedkar Dalit Buddhist Movement Founder & Ashoka Lion Capitol 1 Rupee India Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry (Social Reformer)
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Babasaheb Ambedkar Dalit Buddhist Movement Founder & Ashoka Lion Capitol 1 Rupee India Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry (Social Reformer)

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Babasaheb Ambedkar Founder Dalit Buddhist Movement & Ashoka Lion Capitol 1 Rupee India Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry and Craft Making (Untouchable) (Social Reformer) (Buddhism) 1990

Commemorative issue: Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar

Reverse: Bust facing right
Lettering:
डा.बी.आर.अम्बेडकर
DR. B.R. AMBEDKAR
जन्म शती 1990 CENTENARY

Obverse: Ashoka Lion Capitol, denomination below
Lettering:
भारत INDIA
सत्यमेव जयते
रूपया 1 RUPEE

Features
Issuer India
Period Republic (1950-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1990
Value 1 Rupee
1 INR = 0.014 USD
Currency Rupee (decimalized, 1957-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 6 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 5675
References KM# 85

Wikipedia:
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (IPA: [bhɪməɑo ɹæmdʒi ɑmbɛdkɑə]; 14 April 1891 – 6 December 1956), venerated as Babasaheb Ambedkar ([bʌbəsɑheb ɑmbɛdkɑə]), was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer, who inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement and campaigned against social discrimination towards the untouchables (Dalits). He was British India's Minister of Labour in Viceroy's Executive Council, Chairman of the Constituent Drafting committee, independent India's first Minister of Law and Justice, and considered the chief architect of the Constitution of India.

Ambedkar was a prolific student, earning doctorates in economics from both Columbia University and the London School of Economics, gaining reputation as a scholar for his research in law, economics and political science. In his early career, he was an economist, professor, and lawyer. His later life was marked by his political activities; he became involved in campaigning and negotiations for India's independence, publishing journals, advocating political rights and social freedom for Dalits, and contributing significantly to the establishment of the state of India. In 1956, he converted to Buddhism, initiating mass conversions of Dalits.

In 1990, the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, was posthumously conferred upon Ambedkar. Ambedkar's legacy includes numerous memorials and depictions in popular culture.

Ambedkar was voted "the Greatest Indian" in 2012 by a poll organised by History TV18 and CNN IBN, ahead of Patel and Nehru. Nearly 20 million votes were cast. Due to his role in economics, Narendra Jadhav, a notable Indian economist, has said that Ambedkar was "the highest educated Indian economist of all times." Amartya Sen, said that Ambedkar is "father of my economics", and "he was highly controversial figure in his home country, though it was not the reality. His contribution in the field of economics is marvelous and will be remembered forever."

Ambedkar's political philosophy has given rise to a large number of political parties, publications and workers' unions that remain active across India, especially in Maharashtra. His promotion of Buddhism has rejuvenated interest in Buddhist philosophy among sections of population in India. Some Indian Buddhists regard him as a Bodhisattva, although he never claimed it himself. Outside India, during the late 1990s, some Hungarian Romani people drew parallels between their own situation and that of the downtrodden people in India. Inspired by Ambedkar, they started to convert to Buddhism.

Views
Religion
In 1935, Ambedkar said that he was born a Hindu but won't die as one. He viewed Hinduism as an "oppressive religion" and started to consider conversion to any other religion. Ambedkar was critical of Hindu religious texts and epics and wrote a work titled Riddles in Hinduism in 1954 to 1955. The work was published posthumously by combining individual chapter manuscripts and resulted in mass demonstrations and counter demonstrations.

Ambedkar viewed Christianity to be incapable of fighting injustices. He wrote that "It is an incontrovertible fact that Christianity was not enough to end the slavery of the Negroes in the United States. A civil war was necessary to give the Negro the freedom which was denied to him by the Christians."

Ambedkar criticized distinctions within Islam and described the religion as "a close corporation and the distinction that it makes between Muslims and non-Muslims is a very real, very positive and very alienating distinction".

He opposed conversions of depressed classes to convert to Islam or Christianity added that if they converted to Islam then "the danger of Muslim domination also becomes real" and if they converted to Christianity then it "will help to strengthen the hold of Britain on the country".

Initially, Ambedkar planned to convert to Sikhism but he rejected this idea after he discovered that British government would not guarantee the privileges accorded to the untouchables in reserved parliamentary seats.

On 16 October 1956, he convered to Buddhism just weeks before his death.

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Wikipedia:
The Lion Capital of Ashoka is a sculpture of four Asiatic lions standing back to back, on an elaborate base that includes other animals. A graphic representation of it was adopted as the official Emblem of India in 1950. It was originally placed on the top of the Ashoka pillar at the important Buddhist site of Sarnath by the Emperor Ashoka, in about 250 BCE during his rule over the Maurya Empire. The pillar, sometimes called the Aśoka Column, is still in its original location, but the Lion Capital is now in the Sarnath Museum, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Standing 2.15 metres (7 feet) high including the base, it is more elaborate than the other very similar surviving capitals of the pillars of Ashoka bearing the Edicts of Ashoka that were placed throughout India several of which feature single animals at the top; one other damaged group of four lions survives, at Sanchi.

The capital is carved out of a single block of polished sandstone, and was always a separate piece from the column itself. It features four Asiatic Lions standing back to back. They are mounted on an abacus with a frieze carrying sculptures in high relief of an elephant, a galloping horse, a bull, and a lion, separated by intervening spoked chariot-wheels. The whole sits upon a bell-shaped lotus. The capital was originally crowned by a 'Wheel of Dharma' (Dharmachakra popularly known in India as the "Ashoka Chakra"), with 32 spokes, of which a few fragments were found on the site. A 13th-century replica of the Sarnath pillar and capital in Wat Umong near Chiang Mai, Thailand built by King Mangrai, preserves its crowning Ashoka Chakra or Dharmachakra. The wheel on the capital, below the lions, is the model for the one in the flag of India.jai hind