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The Messiah of Dalits and Downtrodden - Babasahib Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

One may love it or one may hate but one has to accept and acknowledge the fact that Ambedkarism has been a movement of assertion of downtrodden in the history of India in recent times.Ambedkar has been a voice of downtrodden of this country and for their cause he has dedicated his whole life and works.Dalits have placed Ambedkar at the top of the world and he is no less than a God for them. He wrote extensively on the problems of Caste, Muslims, minorities and women in India.

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Buddhist welcome to Ambedkar

al214In a brief critique of the Ambedkarite version of Buddhism, Sita Ram Goel draws attention to the fact that Dr. Ambedkar candidly admits that his own Buddhism has little to do with the Buddhist doctrine as laid down in the Pali Canon.When we turn to the indicated passage in Ambedkar’s book The Buddha and his Dhamma,

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Ambedkar proved right

 
Raja Sekhar Vundru
 
After resigning from Nehru’s Cabinet as Law Minister over the controversial Hindu Code Bill in 1951, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar spent most of his time writing at his 26, Alipore Road residence in Delhi’s Civil Lines. Fresh from drafting and the successful piloting of the Indian Constitution inthe Constituent Assembly, he entered one of his most productive writing phases and left behind a great body of literature on a wide range of subjects.
 
Dr.Ambedkar, who remained a Rajya Sabha member till his death in December, 1956, made occasional appearances in the house of elders to express hisviews on contemporary issues that exercised him. Though reading andwriting on Hinduism and Buddhism consumed most of his time, the everyday Indian political situation of the 1950s did not escape his attention. Two of those issues that need to be relooked today are the reorganisation of the states and his idea of the politics of majority and minority castes.
 
As the issue of reorganisation of Indian states on the basis of language raged in the 1950s Dr. Ambedkar compiled his opinions into a book, Thoughts on Linguistic States, which was published in 1955. The book is as relevant today as it was then. Dr. Ambedkar felt that creation of  states should be based on equal distribution of population and their capitals should be centrally located in those states. Dr. Ambedkar criticised the confusion prevailing in the ruling camp in the 1950s on linguistic states. He said that one language in a state can unite people and two languages are sure to divide them. “Culture is conserved by language”, he said.

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Buddha or Karl Marx:Dr B R Ambedkar

A comparison between Karl Marx and Buddha may be regarded as a joke. There need be no surprise in this. Marx and Buddha are divided by 2381 years. Buddha was born in 563 BC and Karl Marx in 1818 AD Karl Marx is supposed to be the architect of a new ideology-polity a new Economic system. The Buddha on the other hand is believed to be no more than the founder of a religion, which has no relation to politics or economics.

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Karuna Trust promotes 'Ambedkar Day' on 14 October

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Two weeks today, on October 14th, is the anniversary of the mass conversions in India when in 1956 Dr. Ambedkar converted to Buddhism along with over 400,000 of his followers - perhaps the greatest mass conversion the world has ever seen. Every year on this day in Nagpur up to a million people gather: it’s a remarkable occasion as the photograph opposite amply demonstrates.





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AMBEDKAR AND COURTS OF LAW

Ambedkar is the Father of the Constitution of India.  Constitutions are the Primary Law of the Countries.  That is so in any Nation.  Constitution is the foundation on which every Institution and all Laws, the New Ones must spring, and all other Institutions and Laws – the old and existing ones must be in conformity with, to survive exist and be applicable and enforceable.

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Why Dhamma Chakra Parivartan Deen on 14 Oct - Reasons & Celebration

Wishing you all on the occasion of Dhamma Chakra Parivartan Deen - 14 Oct in the remembrance of Sunday 14 Oct 1956. Keep Rising, Keep Growing and Keep moving Babasaheb's mission ahead and ahead till all our downtrodden brothers and sisters secure their human rights.

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