The Buddhist Movement for Dalits was begun by Ambedkar when he converted with his followers in 1956 in Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur
Deekshabhoomi Stupa
Ambedkar delivering a speech to a rally at Yeola, Nashik, on 13 October 1935
22 vows given by Ambedkar at Deekshabhoomi
Ambedkar delivering speech during conversion, Nagpur, 14 October 1956
Ambedkar and Deekshabhoomi on a 2017 postage stamp of India
Statue of B.R.Ambedkar inside Ambedkar Park, Lucknow
Bust of Babasaheb Ambedkar at Deekshabhoomi
Flag symbolises Dalit movement in India.
Ambedkar delivering speech during mass conversion in Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur, 14 October 1956.
Deekshabhoomi Stupa in Nagpur where Ambedkar converted to Buddhism.
The President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind in a group photograph, during his visit to Deeksha Bhoomi, at Nagpur, in Maharashtra.
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Inner side of Deeksha Bhoomi - Bodhisattva Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar ashes urn (in glass) after cremation in front of the Buddha statue
The Bodhi Tree at Deekshabhoomi
Deekshabhoomi in night.
Marathi Buddhists gather to Dhammachakra Pravartan Din celebration at Deekshabhoomi and a bhikkhu holds the Buddhist flag.

In this way, Nagpur became the birthplace of Neo Buddhist movement.

- Deekshabhoomi

After publishing a series of books and articles arguing that Buddhism was the only way for the Untouchables to gain equality, Ambedkar publicly converted on 14 October 1956, at Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur, over 20 years after he declared his intent to convert.

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The Buddhist Movement for Dalits was begun by Ambedkar when he converted with his followers in 1956 in Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur

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Third largest city and the winter capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Third largest city and the winter capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

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statue of Bakht Buland Shah in Nagpur
Main entrance of the Nagardhan Fort, commissioned by Raghuji Bhonsle of the Bhonsale dynasty of the Maratha Empire in the 18th century
Map of Nagpur district with major towns and rivers
Central Provinces and Berar, 1903. Princely states are shown in yellow.
Vidhan Bhavan (State Legislative Assembly) Nagpur
NIT- Nagpur Improvement Trust
Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur
Sitabuldi fort is home to Indian Army's 118th infantry battalion.
Sitabuldi Market, one of the busiest commercial areas of Nagpur
Nagpur branch of the Reserve Bank of India
TCS Campus in MIHAN Nagpur
Persistent Campus at IT Park, Parsodi
College of Agriculture, Nagpur
VNIT Nagpur
RSTM Nagpur University Campus
Deeksha Bhoomi
Shri Ganesh
Dargah Baba Tajuddin
Seminary Hill of Nagpur
Kadhi-Traditional dish of Nagpur
Schematic Tourist Map of Nagpur city
scenic beauty of Tadoba Andhari tiger reserve
scenic beauty of Pench Tiger reserve
Nagpur Central Museum
A view at NPL starting ceremony
Nagpur Junction Railway Station building
Nagpur Metro
Green Bus in Nagpur
Nagpur International Airport has the busiest air traffic control room in India.

In addition, the city derives unique importance from being an important location for the Dalit Buddhist movement and the headquarters for the Hindu organization RSS.

Nagpur is also known for the Deekshabhoomi, which is graded an A-class tourism and pilgrimage site, the largest hollow stupa among all the Buddhist stupas in the world.