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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History is Made at HCU on the Eve of the 125th Birth Anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar

History was made at the University of Hyderabad (UoH), the Hyderabad Central University (HCU) yesterday, April 12, 2016. The University General Body Meeting of Students agreed on major issues listed below. In an unprecedented show of unanimity and unity the following resolutions were massed with a huge majority. Remove Appa Rao Podile from the post of Vice-Chancellor. Put an end to Campus Blockade immediately. Demilitarize University of Hyderabad campus immediately. Constitute a Committee against Prejudices and Discrimination. Drop all the false police cases slapped on students, professors and a media…

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HCU to celebrate Ambedkar’s 125th birth anniversary for an entire year

Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Central University will hold an year-long celebration of the 125th birth anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar, the principal architect of the Indian Constitution. It will start on Thursday with a function in the university’s administrative building. A committee of faculty members, students and non-teaching staff would plan the activities to be held throughout the year. “During the next one year the university proposes to organise several activities to increase awareness about Ambedkar’s contribution to the welfare of society and humanity, in particular his vision of industrialisation…

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