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How elections touch daily life: In Gulbarga, excitement reserved for bigger festival - Ambedkar Jayanti

To find out how elections touch daily life, The Indian Express veers off the campaign trail to spend a week in Buddha Nagar, a slum in Gulbarga, one of Karnataka’s poorest districts, a traditional Congress bastion and backyard of Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge. The excitement in this Dalit colony is reserved for a bigger festival here, Ambedkar Jayanti. A time to dress up, be seen, and be heard — loud and clear.

Gujarat: Amid Jay Bhim slogans in unity, BJP, Congress continue to fight for legacy

On Sunday, as India marked the 128th birth anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar, political parties apart, people in large numbers gathered at Race Course Circle in Vadodara city to pay obeisance to the Father of the Indian Constitution.

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Ambedkar Jayanti 2019: Facts on Babasaheb to share with kids

On Ambedkar's 128th birth anniversary, we bring you some facts about him that you can share with your kids to help them understand the great reformer's contributions.

It took 12 yrs, an Ambedkar Jayanti and a PM visit for a pair of sandals to make their way to this 70-yr-old tribal in Chhattisgarh

PM Modi gave the sandals to Ratli Bai under the ‘Charan Paduka Yojana’, a Chhattisgarh BJP government scheme. Started back in November 2005, it entitled one male member per family of a tendu patta collector to free footwear every year.

In Bastar, PM Modi invokes Ambedkar, appeals to Naxals to give up arms

Appealing to Maoists, PM Narendra Modi referenced Ambedkar and said, “I want to tell the youth who have taken to the path of violence that Babasaheb has given us the Constitution, all the protection you want is in the Constitution."

A day in the life of Ambedkar statue: When statues need soldiers

Across UP, Ambedkar statues have been vandalised, putting the state government and Dalits on the edge. In many villages, people are standing guard, mindful of what such vandalism has led to in the past

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Ambedkar Jayanti: Dalit leaders clash with cops, BJP leaders in Gujarat's Vadodara

The city witnessed political parties and Dalit groups making a beeline at the Ambedkar statue located at the GEB circle in Alkapuri in Vadodara since early morning.

Ambedkar did not belong to any one party: UP Deputy CM Maurya

Maurya also said Ambedkar did not belong to any one party, but he was a source of inspiration to everyone, an information officer said.

Ambedkar’s Constitution inclusive: CM Devendra Fadnavis

“We express our gratitude to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar for giving us a Constitution, which is amongst the best in world," he said.

Ambedkar jayanti celebrations: Mobile Internet, SMS suspended in four Punjab districts after clashes in Phagwara

Two groups clash over renaming of a traffic intersection as ‘Samvidhan Chowk’, four injured; CM appeals for peace.

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India remembers B R Ambedkar

The country celebrates Ambedkar Jayanti is full swing.

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