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  • ‘Babasaheb – The Grand Musical’: beautiful showcase of leader’s journey

    ‘Babasaheb – The Grand Musical’: beautiful showcase of leader’s journey

    Babasaheb is a complete journey in himself and to bring this journey to more people, the Delhi govt. inaugurated a grand musical on life and teachings of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on 25th February. This majestic musical play ‘Babasaheb: the grand musical’ will be performed till 12th March 2022 at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium for public.  

    March 4, 2022
  • Spirit of Constitution

    Spirit of Constitution

    Having a written Constitution has several advantages as it provides for constitutional institutions. Such institutions not only have to uphold and strengthen the values enshrined in the Constitution but also have to pilot it through difficult times by acting as the custodian and standing guard. Such piloting is ensured through various constitutional authorities. On the other hand, absence of such institutions in some countries in our neighbourhood has been responsible for instability and rapid changes in their governments.

    April 21, 2020
  • BBM chief Prakash Ambedkar calls off ‘Maharashtra shutdown’

    BBM chief Prakash Ambedkar calls off ‘Maharashtra shutdown’

    Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh President Prakash Ambedkar called off its ‘Maharashtra Shutdown’ which left large parts of Mumbai and rest of the state virtually paralysed for 10 hours since dawn on Wednesday. “The shutdown was peaceful and has evoked a huge response all over. I thank all my supporters for making it a success,” Ambedkar, the …

    January 3, 2018
  • The man & his mission

    The man & his mission

    Seminars, lectures, special programmes for Dalits, and other activities marked the quasquicentennial birth anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar last year. Parties and personalities across the political spectrum were involved in a competitive display of their high regard for the man, while true Ambedkerites wondered how far such projected adulation actually flowed from a genuine understanding …

    April 13, 2017
  • The forgotten thesis — II

    The forgotten thesis — II

    Classes in India preceded castes, which, according to Ambedkar were enclosed classes characterised by endogamy. He wrote — “We shall be well advised to recall at the outset that the Hindu society, in common with other societies, was composed of classes and the earliest known are (1) the Brahmins or the priestly class; (2) the …

    January 9, 2017
  • The forgotten thesis — II

    The forgotten thesis — II

    Classes in India preceded castes, which, according to Ambedkar were enclosed classes characterised by endogamy. He wrote — “We shall be well advised to recall at the outset that the Hindu society, in common with other societies, was composed of classes and the earliest known are (1) the Brahmins or the priestly class; (2) the …

    January 9, 2017
  • The forgotten thesis

    The forgotten thesis

    A century has passed since Dr BR Ambedkar (1891-1956) wrote a perceptive article on caste. It is shameful that the original of this article remained unnoticed in  academic discourses on caste. The  distinguished French anthropologist Louis Dumont (1911-1998) in his book, Homo Hierachicus (1966), viewed caste as the typical expression of the Indian mind and …

    January 8, 2017