தமிழ்நாட்டில் அம்பேத்கர் – III

POLITICAL DEMANDS OF SCHEDULED CASTES Resolutions passed by the Working Committee of the All-India Scheduled Castes Federation held in Madras on the 23rd September  1944  under the Presidentship of Rao Bahadur N .Shiva Raj, B.A., B.L., M.L.A.,  outlining the safeguards for the Untouchables in the new Constitution. RESOLUTION NO. I SUBJECT :—Recognition of the Scheduled Castes as…

தமிழ்நாட்டில் அம்பேத்கர் – II

From Dr Ambedkar and Untouchability: Analysing and Fighting Caste  By Christophe Jaffrelot page 82 Periyar’s attack on Brahminism – Hinduism, god, priestly class, unscientific and inhuman customs and practices in the name of religion was unchallengeable in the modern history of the country. Self  Respect Movement provided a solid non-political foundation for successfully carrying out the political…

தமிழ்நாட்டில் அம்பேத்கர் – I

On February 28, 1932, Ambedkar was accorded a colourful reception at Madras by a huge gathering of 10,000 men belonging to the Depressed Classes. Muslims, Christians and non-Brahmins also participated in the reception. The chairman of the Depressed Class Army Service presided. Almost all De-pressed Class Institutions in the Southern India such as the Depressed…