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Ambedkar Jayanti


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

April 21, 2019 7:08 am

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

April 15, 2019 5:11 am

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.

Ambedkar Jayanti 2019: Facts on Babasaheb to share with kids

April 14, 2019 8:00 am

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

April 22, 2018 7:51 am

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.

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

April 15, 2018 6:08 am

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.

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

April 15, 2018 8:14 am

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."

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

April 15, 2018 5:36 am

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

April 15, 2018 5:00 am

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

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

April 15, 2018 7:35 am

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

Mumbai protest against fund cuts: ‘One cannot keep scientific temper in a box, restricted to superstition’

April 15, 2018 2:25 am

Returning for the second chapter of the “March for Science” in the city, over 250 people from the scientific community stood in solidarity with the international March for Science, which, this year was held globally on Saturday.


India remembers B R Ambedkar

April 14, 2015 4:21 pm

The country celebrates Ambedkar Jayanti is full swing.