Baba Amte was an Indian social activist best remembered for his work for rehabilitation of leprosy patients. This biography of Baba Amte. Murlidhar Devidas Amte, known by the name ‘Baba Amte’ was a social activist and an Indian social worker. He is remembered for his work in empowerment and . Born in , Murlidhar grew up in an affluent household and became a lawyer. Amte, who was now called ‘Baba’ (father), named the place Anandwan.

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Satyendra Prassano Sinha, 1st Baron Sinha of Biovraphy, Indian lawyer and statesman who had an extremely successful legal career, won high esteem in Indian nationalist circles, and was appointed to high office under the British government. Murlidhar Devidas Amtepopularly known as Baba Amte[2] 26 December — 9 February was an Indian social worker and social bana known particularly for his work for the rehabilitation and empowerment of people suffering from leprosy.

His father was a British government official and his family was very wealthy and prosperous. Internet URLs are the best. He enjoyed an idyllic childhood and even possessed his own gun by the time he was a teenager!

Baba Amte – Wikipedia

Ravi Raghavendra He and his wife, Sadhna Amte started an organization for leprosy patients at Anandwan in He was awarded with the Padma Shri by government of India in year InBaba Amte married Sadhana Guleshastri.

The couple had two sons and was happily married till the end. Nana Patekar By using this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. He had his own a Singer Sports car with panther skin covered cushions in young age.


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Dhar Jyotindra Nath Dixit M. The march inspired much enthusiasm, re-infusing the countrymen with a sense of oneness. Unlike most articles on Britannica.

Narmada will linger on the lips of the nation as a symbol of all struggles against social injustice. Privacy Policy Manage Cookies. There was also a widespread fear that leprosy amtr contagious and could be spread by touch. Anandwan was registered in and received a state land grant of acres.

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Banerji Mirza Hameedullah Beg P. The project involved building of a hospital for the indigenous tribes in the area to provide them with basic healthcare.

Baba Amte Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Their two sons, Dr. An advocate of human rights,…. He later focussed his attention towards serving patients suffering with leprosy and spent most of his life aiming to provide better treatment facilities as well as social awareness towards the disease. He set up a law practice in his native town which soon became successful.

Identify Actors By Childhood Pics. Amte founded three ashrams for treatment and rehabilitation of leprosy patients, disabled people and people from marginalised sections of the society in Maharashtra. He always emphasized on the interdependence of human beings on each other and on the natural world.


Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation. The mechanic with the oilcan, that is my ideal in life. He started following Ghandhism. He was called as baba an affectionate title in Marathi, which can also be interpreted as a title of respect not because it was conferred upon him but since it was a nickname given to him by his parents. He was the eldest son of Devidas and Laxmibai Amte. He was given the Ramon Magsaysay Award in in recognition of his selfless service to the people.

Baba Amte Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Shantaram Shivkumar Sharma Umayalpuram K. Like Gandhi, Baba Amte was a trained lawyer who initially sought a career in law. Allow us to live biiography dignified life,’ says leprosy survivor on World Leprosy Day”.

In fact, he bioggaphy wrote reviews for a film magazine and communicated with actresses like Greta Garbo and Norma Shearer. Frank Langella It was then believed that leprosy patients were sinners, paying for sins they had committed.

He never appreciated the restrictions that prevented him from playing with the ‘low-caste’ servants’ children. He used to give all the proceeds from his awards to Anandwan.