“Madanlal zindabad, Madanlal ko chhoro”

My dear Dr. Syama Prasad, I was anxious to meet you to have a talk about the present situation but unfortunately on account of my illness it has not been possible. I am leaving tomorrow morning for Wardha and, if health permits, I shall proceed to Ceylon from there and shall not return to Delhi…

Einstein welcomed the Constituent Assembly’s decision to abolish untouchability !

To the Indian prime minister (1947–1964). Letter of June 13, 1947. (Einstein Archives 32–725) …………………………….. May I tell you of the deep emotion with which I read recently that the Indian Constituent Assembly has abolished untouchability? I know how large a part you have played in the various phases of India’s struggle for emancipation, and…