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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Prakash Ambedkar


International study centre better than tallest statue for Dalit icon: VBA chief Prakash Ambedkar

January 22, 2020 5:02 am

“The greatness of B R Ambedkar cannot be measured with the height of a statue. It is a futile exercise undertaken by successive governments to serve their politics,” Prakash Ambedkar told The Indian Express.

Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi gives Maharashtra bandh call on Jan 24 against CAA, NRC

January 19, 2020 8:14 pm

VBA leader Prakash Ambedkar alleged that there was unrest in the country over the CAA, which the Centre was trying to implement forcibly.

Congress and NCP focus on Bill’s divisive aspect helped BJP, says VBA’s Prakash Ambedkar

December 13, 2019 2:46 am

Describing the passage of Bill in both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha as “extremely unfortunate”, Ambedkar told The Indian Express: “It was evident from day one that mainstream political parties were pushing their own agenda keeping in mind votebank politics.”

Maharashtra: ‘NCP approaching Governor on its own expedited process of imposition of President’s Rule’

November 15, 2019 3:26 am

There should be no hurdle about the three parties joining hands if they are sincere in their efforts. But I have doubts about the NCP, as it appears to be delaying the whole process,” Ambedkar told The Indian Express.

In Focus: ‘VBA will spring surprises in Western Maharashtra’

September 27, 2019 3:00 am

The decision to go solo in the elections has set many Ambedkarites wondering whether the VBA chief would be able to pull off such a mammoth exercise, which would require both resources and manpower.

VBA to contest elections only on public issues: Prakash Ambedkar

September 24, 2019 4:47 am

“We are contesting the elections on issues of general public. Water is an issue close to every resident... The VBA will be taking it up during the Assembly elections. We will also take up the issue of unemployment,” he said.

AIMIM snaps ties with VBA, blames Ambedkar, says will contest 70 seats

September 06, 2019 9:01 pm

State AIMIM chief Imtiaz Jaleel, MP, told The Indian Express that AIMIM has decided to contest the ensuing Maharashtra assembly elections on its own. "We are no more part of Vanchit Bahujan Agadhi," he said.

With Congress ‘directionless’, Vanchit Bahujan Aghadhi to go it alone in Assembly polls

July 12, 2019 1:57 pm

Prakash Ambedkar says there is no logic is having any alliance with leaderless Congress which is grappling with in-house crisis.

‘Cong-NCP should clear if VBA is B team of BJP before talks’

June 08, 2019 3:27 am

Finishing with an overall vote share of about eight per cent in the state, the VBA, an alliance led by Ambedkar and Asaduddin Owaisi of the AIMIM, played a decisive role in the defeat of Congress-NCP candidates in at least seven seats.

Cong-NCP must clear status on calling us 'B team of BJP': Prakash Ambedkar on coalition talks

June 07, 2019 7:41 pm

"Congress-NCP called us 'B team' of BJP during Lok Sabha polls. So, they should first clarify what is our status now. The talk of alliance can happen after that," Prakash Ambedkar said regarding an offer to form an anti-BJP coalition in the state.