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List of Famous Dalit Personalities in India

Updated: October 17, 2018 By: Wikilistia Staff

Wikilistia has listed the famous Dalit personalities in India. These popular Dalit personalities have done notable work for society. There are many famous personalities that are born in India and belongs to SC/ST community. When it comes to the most important Dalit personality the first would be B. R. Ambedkar who was one of the most notable economist of India.
There are many popular Dalit politicians in Indian politics like Mayavati, Kanshi Ram and Ram Vilas Paswan who have earned name and fame in the social circle. So go through this list and make sure to vote your favourite personalities in the following list so that your favourite personality can be on the top of the list.

Famous Dalit Personalities in India List
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    1. 1. B. R. Ambedkar

      B. R. Ambedkar

      B. R. Ambedkar was a famous Dalit personality who was an politician, Indian jurist, economist and social reformer who best known for campaigned against social discrimination against Untouchables. He was 1st Minister of Law and Justice, created the Constitution of India. He was also a part of Scheduled Castes Federation political party.

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    2. 2. Mayawati

      Mayawati

      Mayawati is former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh who also known as National President of the Bahujan Samaj Party. She is a famous personality belongs to Dalit Community. She completed her education from University of Delhi and Meerut University. Mayawati was born in a Jatav family, her father Prabhu Das was an employee at post Badalpur's post office. She was born on 15 January 1956 in New Delhi, India while her currently residence in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.    

      Mayawati: Indian Politician

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    3. 3. Kanshi Ram

      Kanshi Ram

      Kanshi Ram was an Indian Politician and Social reformer from Bahujan Samaj Party who was born on 15 March 1934 in Rupnagar district, Punjab Province, British India. He also known as Founder and National president of the Bahujan Samaj Party and great worked in favour of Dalit community.

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    4. 4. Gopal Baba Walangkar

      Gopal Baba Walangkar

      Gopal Baba Walangkar was an Indian activist worked to release the untouchable people. He was born into untouchable Mehar Caste family in 1840. He married with Ramabai in 1906 who was the Polymathic social reformer. He also served in Army in 1886.

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    5. 5. Meira Kumar

      Meira Kumar

      Meira Kumar is an Indian politician, 15th Speaker of the Lok Sabha and five time Member of Parliament who is also nominee for President of India in the 2017 election. He was a part of Indian National Congress completed her education from University of Delhi.

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    6. 6. Ram Vilas Paswan

      Ram Vilas Paswan

      Ram Vilas Paswan is an Indian Politician from Bihar and currently known as Cabinet Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution who was born on 5 July 1946 in Khagaria, Bihar Province, British India while his currently residence in Khagaria, Bihar, India. He is Dalit leader who is also a part of Lok Janashakti Party.

      Ram Vilas Paswan: Indian Politician

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    7. 7. K. R. Narayanan

      K. R. Narayanan

      K. R. Narayanan was 10th President of India during I. K. Gujral's reign. He is also a Dalit personality who was born on 4 February 1921 in Perumthanam, Travancore, British India. He completed his education University of Kerala (B.A., M.A.) and London School of Economics (B.Sc).

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    8. 8. B. Shyam Sunder

      B. Shyam Sunder

      B. Shyam Sunder was an Indian leader who was born on 21 December 1908 and also known as founder of Bharatiya Bhim Sena. He was son of B. Manicham who was a railway employee. B. Shyam Sunder also belongs to Dalit community. He best known for his notable work in Eradication of Untouchability, Movement for which he received Khusro-e-Deccan award.

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    9. 9. Damodaram Sanjivayya

      Damodaram Sanjivayya

      Damodaram Sanjivayya was a Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh who was born on 14 February 1921 Peddapdu Village, Madras Presidency, British India. He completed his education from from Madras Law College and also a part of Indian National Congress political party.

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    10. 10. Jogendra Nath Mandal

      Jogendra Nath Mandal

      Jogendra Nath Mandal popularly known as Minister of Law and Justice, Minister of Labour, Minister of Commonwealth and Kashmir Affairs who was born on 29 January 1904 in Bengal, British India. He was also a politician from Muslim League political party and belong to Dalit Community.

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    11. 11. Jagjivan Ram

      Jagjivan Ram

      Jagjivan Ram was an Indian independence activist and politician from Bihar. He was an Indian independence activist and politician from Bihar. In 1937 he was elected to Bihar Legislative Assembly and organised the rural labour movement. He was born in 24 March 1977 at Chandwa near Arrah in Bihar. He was also Babuji.

      Jagjivan Ram: Indian Politician

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