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------is known as the leader of the Dalits.
A. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
B. Guru Teg Bahadur
C. Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar
D. Sardar Ballabh Bhai Patel

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Hint:Dr. B.R. Ambedkar is known as the father of the Indian Constitution. He was the chairman of the drafting Committee of the constituent assembly. He was a lawyer and economist as well. He faced many injustices and discrimination in society for being a so-called Dalit. Therefore, he was against the caste based discrimination in society and he fought for it throughout his life.

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 Ambedkar was a very knowledgeable and sharp-minded person. He established the Bahishkrit Hitkarini Sabha to promote education and to improve other socio-economic conditions among the Dalits. He wrote some magazines such as Mooknayak, Bhahishkart Bharat, and Equality Janata. He was part of a committee that worked with the Simon Commission. In the 1930s, he launched agitations against untouchability and agitated against the social evils prevailing in the society. He also criticized the Hindu scriptures that he thought promoter of social evils.Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar is known as the leader of the Dalit.

Hence, the correct answer is option (C).

Note: he had a difference of opinion with Gandhi Ji in terms of reservation for Scheduled Castes. He was in favor of a separate electorate for the Depressed Class. But when the British announced the communal award, Gandhi Ji went on fast. At that time, an agreement known as Poona Pact was signed between Ambedkar and Gandhi Ji for reservation of seats for the depressed class in the general electorate. He set up the Independent Labor Party (The Schedule Caste Federation) in 1936. Later on, he converted to Buddhism, and with him, lakhs of Dalits also converted to Buddhism. Ambedkar Jayanti (Birth Anniversary) is celebrated on 14 April every year.