CONTENTS:- 1. An introduction to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar; 2. Research design; 3. Ambedkar's People in India (With Reference to 'Chaityabhoomi'); 4. Chaityabhoomi and other Hindu Yatras/Festivals: a comparative analysis to its consequences; 5. Conclusion; 6. Suggestions.
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, a veteran Dalit leader, great humanitarian and statesman and the chief architect of the Indian Constitution is revered by his followers immensely. The death anniversary of Dr. Ambedkar (6 December) has been most important day for the people of Dr. Ambedkar, especially in Maharashtra. Every year, about 10-15 lakhs of people visit the 'Chaityabhoomi' (in Mumbai), the place where Dr. Ambedkar was cremated. The author conducted a survey on 6 December, 2004. And through which, he has analysed the number of activities held at 'Chaityabhoomi' and the position of Ambedkar's people. This is the main content of the book. However, related topics also have been covered in the book. Some important documents appended to the book are added features. Definitely, this book will enlighten and delight one and all concerned.