Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Baba Amte

Today is the 105th birth anniversary of  Murlidhar Devidas Amte, popularly known as Baba Amte.Though a trained lawyer , he became a social worker and a social activist and dedicated himself to the rehabilitation  and empowerment of lepers and adopted Gandhian way of life and  action.He lived a Spartan life and wore Khadi spun at Anandwan.He also worked along side  Medha Patkar and spearheaded the Narmada Bachao Andolan.
He was a recipient of Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan.
Our humble tributes to the true Gandhian !

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