Limiting Ambedkar

Print edition : December 13, 2013

A statue, Buddha Vihar complex in Gulbarga, of B.R. Ambedkar leading his followers for mass conversion to Buddhism in 1956. Photo: THE HINDU Archives

In the process of focussing on “the caste that produced Babasaheb Ambedkar”, the book dilutes the larger role of Ambedkar as a political reformer, nationalist, nation-builder, and statesman par excellence.
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