Ambedkar

B.R. Ambedkar’s statue on the Parliament House lawns. (Hindustan Times)

Ambedkar and the right to vote

5 min read . 12 Apr 2019
Pilgrims outside the Chaityabhoomi shrine. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint

The day Shivaji Park turns blue

9 min read . 15 Dec 2018
Yalgaar members (from left) Siddharth Pratibhawant, Prajakta Wadiye, Dhammaraxit Randive, Swati Uthale and Mohammed Khan perform regularly at protests organized by a variety of groups. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint

Yalgaar: The people’s poets

10 min read . 07 Sep 2018
Sudipto Mondal (centre) says there isn’t a single example of Dalit-Ambedkarites picking up arms to fight caste, setting up ambushes, launching fidayeen attacks, packing bombs into suitcases. There are many Dalits in the Maoist ranks but they slave for somebody else’s dream. Photo: Jithendra M./Mint

Sudipto Mondal dreams of a Dalit nation

10 min read . 10 Aug 2018
Anand Teltumbde has a critical view of the Dalit leader’s legacy in contemporary India.  Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint

The unusual annihilator of caste

7 min read . 11 May 2018