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Dr. B.R. Ambedkar: The Messiah of the Downtrodden

Janak Singh

ISBN 10: 8178358212 / ISBN 13: 9788178358215
Published by Kalpaz Publications, New Delhi, India, 2010
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Title: Dr. B.R. Ambedkar: The Messiah of the ...

Publisher: Kalpaz Publications, New Delhi, India

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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Edition: First Edition.

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Even though Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was the most outstanding Indian among all his contemporaries, justice was never done to him at least in India, though he had many admirers abroad. Just when he was trying to settle down as law minister in free India's first Cabinet and was grabbing headlines by his brilliant speeches in Parliament, he was eased out. Caste leaders could never reconcile themselves to the fact that an Untouchable Mahar Ambedkar was could be so brilliant as to have better of them in debate or repartee. Thanks to the machinations of the caste lobby, he could never get elected to the Lok Sabha despite the fact that lakhs of untouchables all over the country had come to regard him as their messiah. Because of his revolutionary ideas to overturn the caste system, Gandhi said: "He was the greatest challenge to Hinduism." What went into the making of Ambedkar and how in his lifetime he went on conquering peaks of excellence despite hurdles, roadblocks, apathy of the caste leaders is the story of this book the reading of which can make one's flesh creep even today. About The Author:- Janak Singh, a former Deputy Bureau Chief of the Times of India, is a widely travelled journalist, who has been writing for over three decades. He has extensively reported on crime, social problems, academic issues and political parties. He made his mark as an analytical correspondent covering Delhi University, important states like Jammu and Kashmir, Bihar and U.P., the Indo-Pak wars, international conferences, natural calamities and Parliament. He has also been writing for the South China Morning Post published from Hong Kong, the Valley India Times published from Arizona in the USA. Dr B.R. Ambedkar's biography is his first book. Contents:- Contents, Foreword 11, Preface 13, 1. A Hero in Distress 19, 2. A Messiah is Born 27, 3. Fleecing India 46, 4. Struggle Begins 61, 5. Caste Puzzles 68, 6. Aryan Society 90, 7. Untouchability 104, 8. Burning of Manusmriti 124, 9. Clash of Ti

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