List of books written by Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

Dr. B.R.Ambedkar is popularly known as the 'Baba Saheb' by his supporters throughout the world. Babasaheb's personal library Rajgrah had more than 50,000 books and it was the world's largest private library. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar had command in 64 subjects. Read this article to know the list of books written by the Baba Saheb.
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Books of Ambedkar
Books of Ambedkar

Bharat Ratna Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar is known as a world-class lawyer, Dalit political leader, and chief architect of the Indian Constitution. He is the most sought after the writer of the present era. In this article, we have listed some famous books written by Dr. Ambedkar.

Dr. Ambedkar had knowledge of 9 languages like Hindi, Pali, Sanskrit, English, French, German, Marathi, Persian and Gujarati. Dr. Ambedkar's books are currently counted among most selling books in India.

Here is the list of some famous books written by the Dr. Ambedkar;



  Publication date


  Castes in India: Their Mechanism, Genesis and Development



  Mook Nayak (weekly)



  The Problem of the Rupee: its origin and its solution



  Bahishkrut Bharat (India Ostracized)



  Janta (weekly)



  The Annihilation of Caste



  Federation Versus Freedom



  Thoughts on Pakistan



  Ranade, Gandhi and Jinnah



  Mr. Gandhi and Emancipation of Untouchables



  What Congress and Gandhi have done to the Untouchables



  Pakistan Or Partition Of India



  State and Minorities



  Who were the Shudras



  Maharashtra as a Linguistic Province



  The Untouchables



  Buddha Or Karl Marx



  The Buddha and his Dhamma



  Riddles in Hinduism



  Manu and the Shudras


The Education Department, Government of Maharashtra (Mumbai) published the collection of Ambedkar's writings and speeches in different volumes. Apart from the Government of Maharashtra; the Ministry of Social justice also publishes books written by Dr. Ambedkar.

There are two most selling books of Ambedkar are the “Problem of the rupee” and “The Annihilation of caste”.  These two books are based on the economy of India and the social structure of India respectively.

problem of rupee

Extract of the Problem of Rupee;

The book analyses the problems faced by Indian currency during a period when local businesses and the British administration were at loggerheads, it had a tremendous effect on the Indian currency’s value.

Dr. Ambedkar argued that the British government kept the exchange rate too much(overvalued) so that they could sell their goods in India. Worth to mention here overvalued makes the import cheaper and export costlier.

The book argues for the stabilization of monetary affairs and exchange rates. It eventually led to the formation of the Reserve Bank of India in 1935.

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