Ambedkar at Shaheen Bagh: Didn’t he always belong there?
The increasing atrocities against Dalits, Muslims and women has turned Ambedkar into a uniting symbol of resistance against oppression – and rightly so, because Ambedkar fought for the rights of these oppressed peoples, writes Zeeshan Husain
Ambedkar and his contemporaries' shared view
His vision of India’s freedom is most revolutionary because it calls for the annihilation of caste, which is more fundamental than economic socialism, writes D. Raja
Casteist India cannot be modern
Prempal Sharma argues that annihilation of caste calls for comprehensive efforts and goes on to dwell on the roles of the various groups striving to build an egalitarian society
Ambedkar’s understated feminism
Ambedkar was as deeply influenced by the masses of women he mobilized as they were by him. That was the main source of his gender sensitivity