Ambedkar made author of Constitution for vote bank politics: BJP MLA

Bansal said Ambedkar was a member of the committee that Rajendra Prasad headed.

Written by Mahim Pratap Singh | Jaipur | Published: April 16, 2017 3:35 am

A ruling BJP lawmaker in Rajasthan has called B R Ambedkar “merely a member’’ of the constitution’s drafting committee while blaming “vote politics” for making him its creator.

“Halanki woh samvidhaan ke nirmata toi nahi thay, votes ki raajneeti ne unko samvidhan ka nirmata bana diya…(although he was not the creator of the constitution, vote politics made him the creator of the constitution,’’ said Vijay Bansal at an event to commemorate Ambedkar’s 125th birth anniversary in Bharatpur on Friday.

Bansal said Ambedkar was a member of the committee that Rajendra Prasad headed. He targeted Christian missionary schools, claiming that they were minting money in the name of English education.

The BJP distanced itself from Bansal’s statement on Saturday. “The comments made by Bharatpur MLA Vijay Bansal are his own. The BJP has nothing to do with them. BJP clearly believes that Ambedkar was the creator of the constitution. He made immense contribution in ameliorating social ills like caste discrimination, untouchability etc,” BJP leader Ashok Lahoti said.

He said that prime minister Narendra Modi has “immense veneration” for Ambedkar. “Similarly, chief minister Vasundhara Raje participated in state level celebration of Ambedkar Jayanti. The state government celebrated the day by decorating all government buildings with colourful lighting,’’ said Lahoti.

Bansal could not be reached on his phone despite repeated attempts.

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    rahul
    Oct 24, 2017 at 1:38 am
    beta baap hai tumhara
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      mohan
      Apr 16, 2017 at 8:20 am
      Indians have the bad habbit of not stating the truth.Dr Rajendra Pd.an eminent lawyer&a jurist was the president of the constuient embly which drafted the cos utionOthers were igned the task of drafting chapters&sub-chapters.Dr Ambedkar was one of them.Dr Pd.time to time gave his inputs.There were several others ,mostly south Indian legal giants who pla a major role in drafting&giving it a final shape.I still remember an article by Arun Shourie,the then editor of IE wherein he has detailed the above facts.IE can go thru its archives.Now what is being said is totally untrue that Mr A drafted it.The unfortunate part of it is why donot go thru the papers of that time&know the truth.No Law Book is drafted single handedly by anyone,what to say of cons ution of India.What the MLA said is correct.It is the psychophancy which prevails.
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        Raj
        Apr 16, 2017 at 12:32 pm
        s: www.quora /What-are-the-contributions-of-Dr-B-R-Ambedkar-towards-India I'm not frm any party nor if u believe that im from schedule caste or tribe so that u do not doubt that im pro congress or pro dalit party. so read that n also cons ution of india... also watch movies n videos on you tube so that u get more knowledge abt who actually was the biggest contributor.... understand half of the laws were taken frm brits... but babasaheb who got in other codes bills were some thing hos own creation so now understand whose draft was it study facts n then say or u are eaqul to that illiterate mla frm rajasthan....
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          Raj
          Apr 16, 2017 at 12:32 pm
          s: www.quora /What-are-the-contributions-of-Dr-B-R-Ambedkar-towards-India
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          Raj
          Apr 16, 2017 at 12:38 pm
          Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar framed many laws for Women labour's in India. They are, a. Mines Maternity Benefit Act, b. Women Labour welfare fund, c. Women and Child, Labour Protection Act, d. Maternity Benefit for women Labour, e. Restoration of Ban on Employment of Women on Underground work in Coal Mines, f. Equal pay for equal work irrespective of the .
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        3. Sheik Mohamed
          Apr 16, 2017 at 7:19 am
          On one hand saffronized party's top functionaries are heaping praises for Dr.Ambedkar while their true faces are revealed by this MLA which shows that how these people having concerns for Dalits/their leaders. Without secret blessing from top level this MLA have no guts to utter these words about Dr.Ambedkar.
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          1. Ivan
            Apr 16, 2017 at 3:01 pm
            That is the truth Skeik.
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              Chakrapani B N
              Apr 16, 2017 at 10:17 pm
              Your won't talerate reservations for SC/ST and OBC is the simple reason that you poeple never accept Ambedkar is great statesman , next to hi in our country .First you remove reservations from Bhagavathi Gita bramins are superior and only should kashathriya should became kings , only Vaishya should be a business cl . Worst practices of untouchable in Hinduism which you will never find in any part of the world or in any religion and never practiced such sub human treatment where snake and monkey treat God and given sacred place for them
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