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‘What Dr. Ambedkar means to me and how I see him from a global perspective’

Hemangi Kadlak (This speech was delivered on 14 April 2022 on the occasion of 131 birth anniversary cebrations of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar at Columbia University, organized by Ambedkarite Students of Columbia and Global Studies, Columbia University, New York, USA) Jai Bhim to everyone, Firstly, I would like to thank the Ambedkarite Students of Columbia and …


Ambedkar’s London Home an International Memorial

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  [Via Ujwal Uke]  The Social Justice Department of Maharashtra has purchased the building in London which was home to Dr Ambedkar between 1921-22. This is the first time that any state Govt is buying property abroad.  This pioneering work was done by 3 staunch Ambedkarites (Rajkumar Badole, Dilip Kamble and Ujwal Uke) to preserve …


To be heard

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  Sinthujan Varatharajah When I wrote my piece for Round Table India, “Politicising the personal: Who am I, Who are ‘we’ as people?”, I wasn’t really sure what the repercussions will be of coming out as an inter-caste/Dalit to the outside. Of course I expected personal attacks and libel, which indeed followed in all predictable …