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Ambedkar Jayanti 2019: Dalits March to Parliament to Commemorate Baba Ambedkar’s 128th Birth anniversary

Apr 14, 2019 08:12 PM IST India India

Hundreds of Dalits and anti-caste activist marched to the parliament house complex in New Delhi on Sunday to mark the 128th birth anniversary of architect of India’s constitution, Dr B.R Ambedkar. To the mark the day, the gates of the parliament complex are thrown open for general public so that they can pay their respects and take a look at his statue. It’s has become an annual pilgrimage of sorts for many Dalits and Ambedkarites some of whom travelling a long distance to reach the capital, not just to commemorate their idol's birth anniversary, but to assert their identity.

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