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  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (July 14, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1438251734
  • ISBN-13: 978-1438251738
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.8 x 10 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,082,918 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Dr. Ambedkar was the first Minister of Law after the Independence of India in 1947 and was the Chairman of the drafting committee for the Constitution of India. He fought valiantly for Freedom, Equality and abolition of Untouchability. He was a scholar in Hindu Scriptures as this work indicates. He embraced Buddhism in 1956. He was honored in 1990 with the highest national honor of "Bharata Ratna" (The Jewel of India) by the Indian Government

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By ubalu on February 16, 2013
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The privileged Indian of high caste probably will not understand the plight of the `lower class' throughout the history of India and the world. Dr Ambedkar (1891-1956) makes the point that the messages in the Hindu scriptures were manipulated by greedy Hindus to secure a high position for themselves and deny human rights to other humans by making them `untouchables' and `low castes'. Ambedkar himself came from the `untouchable class' and had gone through tremendous abuse in the hands of the `high class'. He felt that the' untouchbles' had no homeland because they were abused in their own homeland.
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