Book review: How Gandhi stoops to new lows in the eyes of Ambedkar

It is necessary to be acquainted with Ambedkar’s critique of Gandhi and Gandhism because no study of Gandhi and Gandhism will be complete without taking into account how Ambedkar saw the man and his ideology from his place at the bottom of the caste order, says Kanwal Bharti

Why talk about Ambedkar-Gandhi differences when both are dead and gone? Why dig up old feuds? 

It is because the differences between the two were ideological. They represent two different ideologies. Ambedkar symbolizes modernity, Gandhi stands for conservatism. Ambedkar wants to build a new India based on liberty, equality and brotherhood. Gandhi wants to resurrect Hindutva based on the concept of Ram Rajya.

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