The untouchables were forced to sign the Poona Pact under the impact of the coercive fast of Mr.Gandhi. Dr. Ambedkar denounced it the very next day expressing his views, “The untouchables were sad. They had every reason to be sad.” He kept denouncing it till the end of his life in 1956. He denounced it … Continue reading DENUNCIATION OF POONA PACT
PREFACE The Deccan Sabha of Poona invited me to deliver an address on the 101st birthday of the late Justice Mahadev Govind Ranade which it proposed to celebrate and which fell on the18th January 1940. I was not very willing to accept the invitation. For I knew that my views on social and political problems, a discussion of vvhich could not be avoided in a discourseon Ranade, would not very pleasing to the audience and even perhaps to the members of the Deccan Sabha. in the end I accepted … Continue reading RANADE, GANDHI AND JINNAH
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence. Democracy is not a Form of Government, but a form of social organization. The sovereignty of scriptures of all religions must come to an end if we want to have a united integrated modern India. Lost rights are never regained by appeals to the … Continue reading AQ!