The writer, an IAS officer, holds a PhD on Ambedkar’s ideas from the National Law School, Bengaluru. Views expressed are personal
His core idea of political representation for SCs and STs was reserved seats with separate electorates and its extension on the basis of mutual agreement.
Maharashtra battlefield is a reminder: Caste stereotypes of valour are misplaced.
Saharanpur’s Bhim Army is part of the tradition of organisations for the self-defence and cultural assertion of the Dalit community