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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Townes John D. Archived from the original on 13 February Inhe was diagnosed with leukemia. Today’s Famous Celebrity Birthdays. List of Ramon Magsaysay Award winners. For his humanitarian work, he received a number of prestigious awards including the Ramon Magsaysay Award in His father handled district administration responsibilities.

Dr. Prakash Baba Amte- Amazing Example of How Man & Wild Animals Can Live in Perfect Harmony

Amte was born in Hinganghat located in Wardha District of Maharashtra state of India in a wealthy family of Brahmin jagirdars. Amte strove to dispel the widespread belief that leprosy was highly contagious; he even allowed bacilli from a leper to be injected into him as part of an experiment aimed at proving that leprosy was not highly contagious.

Pictures of Baba Amte. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. Julius Nyerere A. Prakash Amte and his wife devoted their entire life for the betterment of the tribal people and local wildlife aamte the Gadchiroli region.

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When Gandhi got to know that Dr. See the events in life of Baba Amte in Chronological Order. Social Worker Lawyer Freedom Fighter. The Times of India. But he never bothered and appreciated this thought. Patel Venkatraman Ramakrishnan K.

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While leaving Anandvan Baba said, “I am leaving to live along the Narmada. Amte married Indu Ghuleshastri later called Sadhanatai Amte. A firm believer in the virtue of hard work, he encouraged the leprosy patients to be self-sufficient and worked for their rehabilitation.

Prakash and his wife Mandakini run a school and a hospital at Hemalkasa village in the underprivileged district of Gadchiroli in Maharashtra among the Madia Gond tribe, as well as an orphanage for injured wild animals, including a lion and some leopards.

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.

Baba Amte passed away in Anandwan on February 9th, at 4. Identify Actors By Childhood Pics.

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Previous New Year Drinks: At a very young age, Baba Amte owned a gun and used to hunt wild boar and deer. He also established Gokul and Uttarayan which are homes for children and senior citizens respectively. InBaba Amte married Sadhana Guleshastri. Many animals whose parents were killed for food by the tribal people followed the red-faced baby monkey and they biogeaphy in all types.


Today Anandwan has evolved into something rather special. It all began in the 70s when the doctor duo during a stroll in the Dandarayana forest came across some tribal people carrying a dead monkey with its baby still suckling at her breast.

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Dr. Prakash Baba Amte- Amazing Example of How Man & Wild Animals Can Live in Perfect Harmony

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. Murlidhar Devidas Amte, better known as Baba Amte was an Indian social worker and activist who worked for the empowerment of poor.

Devidas Amte and Ajte. He won the Ramon Magsaysay Award in for his humanitarian activism and the Templeton Prize in People believed that leprosy was contagious and thus the patients were treated as outcasts and ostracized.

She is a social worker as well. He was awarded with the Padma Shri by government of India in year