About Jatav Samaj

It is considered as a very progressive caste. In comaprison to other scheduled castes, people from this community are much forward looking and laborious. The constitute a large part in Uttar Pradesh. A number of the educated younger generation have found jobs in government service where a certain percentage of jobs are reserved for Scheduled Castes. A number of Jatavs have followed Dr. Ambedkar and converted to Buddhism as a rejection of the caste system and as an assertion of the equality of all individuals. Buddhism for them is a Life sciences ideology in religious form. Ambedkar himself has been apotheosized as a bodhisattva; his birthday is the major public Jatav festival. Belief is in the major deities of Hinduism, especially in their localized forms. The Buddha and Dr. Ambedkar have become part of the pantheon.

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (April 14, 1891 — December 6, 1956) was an Indian jurist, scholar, Bahujan political leader and a Buddhist revivalist, who is the chief architect of the Indian Constitution, also known as Babasaheb. Born into a poor Untouchable community, Ambedkar spent his life fighting against the system of untouchability and the Indian caste system. He is also credited for having sparked the Dalit Buddhist movement. Ambedkar has been honoured with the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, given for the highest degree of national service.

Overcoming numerous social and financial obstacles, Ambedkar became one of the first "untouchables" to obtain a college education in India. He went on to pursue higher studies in Columbia University, New York, United States and England, where he earned law degrees and multiple doctorates for his study and research in law, economics and political science. Returning home a famous scholar, Ambedkar practiced law for a few years before he began publishing journals advocating political rights and social freedom for India's untouchables.

About Jatav

Jatav is a very progressive sub- caste of Scheduled Caste in India. The word "JATAV" is mainly used in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, while in other state they are known from different names. They strongly believes in Buddhism and Philosphy of Great Baba Saheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.

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