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Unfinished legacy of Dr Ambedkar and the Plight of the Oppressed in South Asia

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Hemangi Kadlak [A Speech on the Occasion of 130th Birth Anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar.] Jai Bhim, First of all, I would like to thank the Ambedkar Society for South Asia for inviting me as a speaker for this webinar to celebrate the 130th birth anniversary of Dr Ambedkar. Today’s webinar topic is the ‘Unfinished …


Dalit procession attacked at Washim

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  (Round Table India report) Washim, Maharashtra. Around 19 Dalits, including three children, were seriously injured in an attack on a procession marking Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s birth anniversary on Monday at Adoli village of Washim district in Vidarbha. The peaceful rally took a violent turn after the dominant Kunbi Maratha community allegedly attacked Dalits unprovoked. …


Mahatma Jyotiba Phule – Babasaheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Birth Anniversary Celebrations 2013

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Mahatma Jyotiba Phule – Babasaheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Birth Anniversary Celebrations 2013, From April 9 – 14, 2013, At JNU, New Delhi [Via UDSF] ~ The Programme Schedule  ~9th April, 2013, Tuesday 6:00 p.m. Inauguration of Cultural Week:Mr. Jagdish Singh, Administrative Officer, Engineering Dept, JNU, New Delhi Sabarmati Dhaba, JNUStreet Play “Vaikalpik Itihaas”by Bhasha …


Ravidas: ‘Flowering above the World of Birth’

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  Gail Omvedt  (An excerpt from the book ‘Buddhism in India: Challenging Brahmanism and Caste’) While Nandanar has become well-known only in Tamil Nadu and has had no recorded influence on other bhakti sants, the Chamar or leatherworker, Ravidas, who lived in the 15th century, is one of the most famous of sants in north India and has …