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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Arogya can be used to refer to a wide range of topics, including yoga asana, Ayurveda, meditation, pranayama, japa mantra and much. Not only did he follow Gandhian way of life but he also used his principles to fight against government.

On 15 Augusthe started a hospital in Anandvan under a tree. His parents and other people addressed him by name “Baba” in his childhood, while he was not a saint. After suffering for more than a year, Haba left his mortal body on 9 February, at Anandwan.

Baba Amte set out to work against this belief and create awareness for the disease to banish misconceptions. Baba Amte formed Anandwan Forest of Joyto serve the people suffering from leprosy. Murlidhar Devidas Amte, better known as Baba Amte was an Indian social boigraphy and activist who worked for the empowerment of poor suffering from leprosy.

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AnandwanMaharashtra, India. The Anandwan ashram is self-sufficient and has over 5, residents [7] and is recognised around the world.

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The cages have in no way hindered the ease and freedom of the animals nor the unbound love showered by the Amte family on them. Born into a wealthy family, he lived an enviable life. He settled with his wife in a labour ashram, then studied leprosy at the Calcutta now Kolkata School of Tropical Medicine, and in founded Anandvan, an ashram dedicated to the treatment and rehabilitation of leprosy patients.

Prakash Amte began studying for his MS. Retrieved 9 February Dhar Jyotindra Nath Dixit M. Social work runs in the Amte family. December 26 He was professionally trained in law and boigraphy his career with a legal practice at Wardha. He was compelled to lie down on a bed for much of the time due to a severe spondylosis condition. Srinivasan George Sudarshan M.

When he first witnessed the misery and ostracization faced by leprosy patients, his conscience was shaken and he was determined to do something to empower these people. He was awarded the Padma Shree in and the Padma Vibhushan in In Gokul, 60 children who are either orphan or children of leprosy patients are provided food, accommodation, clothes and other basic facilities. His father was a British government officer working for the district administration and revenue collection departments.

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His father was a British government official and his family was very wealthy and prosperous. Views Read Edit View history. Their two sons, Dr. Hemalkasa was a small community of tribal people, with no power and transport facilities and totally cut out from the rest of the world. Pictures of Baba Amte.

He was a proud recipient of the Jamnalal Bajaj Award in for his work with leprosy patients and Welfare of the disabled award in for his endevours in Anandwan. This made him ditch his luxurious life and dedicate himself to the cause of betterment of the world.

Archived from the original on 9 May Gandhi conferred upon Baba Amte the title Abhayasadhak, for this fight against leprosy. Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article. He set up a law practice in his native town which soon became successful.