Who among the following from the first cabinet of independent India was responsible for mass religious conversion?

A. Dr. S. P. Mukherjee
B. Dr. John Mathai
C. Sardar Baldev Singh
D. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
Answer» D. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
Explanation: 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 October 14, 1956, at Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur. He took the three refuges and the Five Precepts from a Buddhist monk, Bhadant U Chandramani, in the traditional manner, and in his turn administered them to the 600,000 of his followers who were present.
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