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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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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Universities in State to celebrate 125th birth anniversary of Dr Ambedkar

IN A two-days meeting hosted by Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU), the programme for four State level conferences to be organised to mark 125th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, was chalked out. As per objectives of Maharashtra University Act, equality, fraternity and justice in Indian Constitution are to be spread. For fulfilment of this objective State level conference at Nagpur, Aurangabad, Pune and Mumbai will be held. The meeting was chaired by RTMNU Vice Chancellor Dr S P Kane. He mooted the idea of forming clusters…

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