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Describe Bhim Rai Ambedkar

a. was a dalit in Indian society
b.Earned a PhD in economics at Columbia University in New York and the London school of Economics
c. Returned to India and faced caste Discrimination
d. Unable to begin his career in law in India
e. Championed and won separate electorates for Dalits
f. Gandhi was against the electorate because he felt it would divide Hindus
g. Gandhi fasted until Ambedkar backed down
h. The Poona Pact of 1932 ended Dalit electorates