Famous Dalits in India

Famous Dalits in India

* Babasaheb Ambedkar, jurist, economist, politician, social reformer, chairman of Constituent Assembly

* K.G. Balakrishnan, former Chief Justice of India

* K.R. Narayanan, former President of India

* Mayawati, four-time Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

* Ram Vilas Paswan, president of Lok Janshakti Party and eight-time member of the Lok Sabha (Lower House of Parliament)

* Kanshi Ram, founder of the Bahujan Samaj Party

* Jagjivan Ram, former Deputy Prime Minister of India

* Meira Kumar, first woman Speaker of the Lok Sabha

* Illayaraja, famous South Indian film composer

* Rettamalai Srinivasan, Dalit activist, politician, freedom fighter

* Ayyankali, social reformer

* Vinod Kambli, cricketer

* Mallikarjun Kharge, Leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha and former Union Railway Minister

* Madara Chennaiah, first poet in the history of South Indian Vachana literature, and cobbler

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