3 Nov Baba Amte was an Indian social activist best remembered for his work for rehabilitation of leprosy patients. This biography of Baba Amte. Baba Amte, (Murlidhar Devidas Amte), Indian lawyer and social activist (born Dec . 26, , Maharashtra district, British India—died Feb. 9, , Anandvan. 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 .

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Baba Amte believed in Gandhism and followed the ideals laid by Gandhi. When Gandhi got to know that he has saved a girl from British soldiers who were lewdly taunting her, Gandhi gave him the name — Abhay Sadhak Fearless Seeker of Truth.

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Trained in law, Baba Amte had a lucrative practice at Wardha. In those days, leprosy was associated with social stigma and patients were disowned by society. The body of Baba Amte was buried and not cremated. The ashram is equipped with schools, hospitals and community centers for recreation.

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His father handled district administration responsibilities. Many national and international haba praised his work unanimously.

December 26 Many renowned people from across the world offered their condolence at the death of the great soul. To me, the man who does that is greater than any holy man in saffron-colored robes. The first movements launched from Kashmir to Kanyakumari in and the second from Assam to Gujarat in Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, and its publication is subject to our final approval.

Devidas Amte British government officer in a rich family. Their two sons, Dr. Raja Ram Mohan Roy Indian. Baba Amte in Vikas is the chief functionary at Anandwan while Dr.

He wore khadi clothes made from the looms at Anandwan. Banerji Mirza Hameedullah Beg P. At that ibography, the Indian Nationalist movement was in full swing and he too joined the freedom struggle.

Ramon Magsaysay Award winners of India. He set up 11 clinics around Warora to work for those who were stuck by leprosy.

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Neelam Kothari Eric Dane Dr Murlidhar Devidas Amte. This made him ditch his luxurious life and dedicate himself to the cause of betterment of the world. He started taking active participation in the freedom fight. Let’s have a look at his life, work and contributions. He enjoyed an idyllic childhood and even possessed his own gun by the time he was a teenager! He was the founder of several ashrams and communities for the service of leprosy patients and other marginalized people that were shunned by society.


There was also a widespread fear that leprosy was contagious and could be spread by touch. Baba Amte was follower of Gandhian philosophy and lead a Spartan life. Archived from the original on 24 February The couple had two sons and was happily married till the end.

He belonged to wealthy Jagirdar Brahmin family. All 4 of them are doctors and are involved in social work. Amte founded three ashrams for treatment and rehabilitation of leprosy patients, disabled people, and people from marginalised sections of the society in Maharashtra, India. He followed Gandhism, including yarn spinning using a charkha and wearing khadi. Harshvardhan Kapoor But he never bothered and appreciated this thought.