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Dalit Social Activitists

Amalprava Das From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Amalprava Das Born 12 November 1911 Dibrugarh ,  Assam , India Occupation Social worker Known for Social service Parent(s) Hare Krishna Das Hema Prabha Das Awards  Padma Shri Jamnalal Bajaj Award Amalprava Das, also known as Amal Prabha Das, was an Indian social worker,  Gandhian  and the founder of  Kasturba  Ashram at Sarania Hills,  Assam , a  self help group  for women and their economic upliftment and Guwahati Yubak Sevadal, a  non governmental organization  working for the social development of  harijans . The  Government of India  honoured her in 1954, with the award of  Padma Shri , the fourth highest Indian civilian award for her contributions to the society, placing her among the first recipients of the award. A recipient of the 1981  Jamnalal Bajaj Award , Das was honoured again by the  Government of India  with the second highest civilian award of  Padma Vibhushan  which she declined to accept. (Wikipedia) AMAL PRABHA DAS