Ambedkar Jayanti brings little joy to his flock

The BJP may find it difficult to publicly acknowledge that Dalit scholar Rohit Vemula’s suicide inside the Hyderabad Central University’s (HCU’s) campus and the protests that followed at HCU and other campuses damaged the party’s image considerably, but it did. The party is now doing its best to undo the damage, at least, to some extent. In April, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address two rallies on BR Ambedkar, whose 125th birth anniversary is today, and highlight issues related to villages and farmers. The BJP will also involve the national…

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Gujarat Congress to Organize “Samvidhan se Swabhiman Yatra” on Dr. B R Ambedkar’s 125th Birth Anniversary

The 125th Birth Anniversary of the father of Indian Constitution, B R Ambedkar, Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) to Organize “Samvidhan se Swabhiman Yatra” at various locations across Gujarat. Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) president Bharatsinh Solanki said that the “Samvidhan se Swabhiman yatra” was part of the series of functions planned by the Congress to make the people, especially younger generation, aware of Ambedkar’s ideology. “Samvidhan se Swabhiman Yatra” would be held in various sectors, villages and colonies in which all the party members and its wings would participate.…

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