INDIA: Dr. Ambedkar Speaks Out

Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, the Columbia-educated Minister for Law in Nehru's cabinet, is an "untouchable," and heads the largest group of India's 60 million untouchables, the sub-basement of the towering Hindu caste system. In New Delhi last week, testy little Dr. Ambedkar strode on to the floor of Parliament, and demanded the privilege of explaining to the House why he was quitting. When he was refused by the Deputy Speaker, he angrily stalked out and gave his statement to the press.

It was a 4,000-word indictment of the government's policies, at home & abroad.

Dr. Ambedkar railed against what he has termed...

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