Ambedkar Jayanti: Pledge to Save Constitution, Save India, Fight Back and Defeat RSS – BJP

Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

As we celebrate the 128th birth anniversary of Babasaheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, his vision of emancipation of the oppressed and a secular democratic India is under an all-round attack by the BJP Government and Sangh Brigade. Today, as we are in the middle of general election, it is an extraordinary situation for our country and democracy. Communal casteist violence has now become almost an everyday national phenomenon. Educational, job and other opportunities for the marginalized sections are systematically snatched away by decimating reservations, labour laws are thoroughly diluted, fighters of social justice are incriminated and institutionally murdered – while perpetrators of casteist massacres roam free. In the BJP’s 2019 election manifesto, the entire RSS agenda has been incorporated; trademark key points of the Sangh like construction of Ram Mandir, scrapping of Article 370, amendment of the Citizenship Act and enforcement of Uniform Civil Code. This is almost an open declaration of the long-standing RSS goal of reshaping India as a Hindu Rashtra and revising India’s secular democratic Constitution to enforce Manusmriti as India’s dominant social charter. Continue reading