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The Columbia University conferred an honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws on Dr.Ambedkar

The Columbia University conferred an honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws on Dr.Ambedkar

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    Dr. B. R. Ambedkar and America | Dr B R Ambedkar Books

    […] Dr. Ambedkar was one of the first (and one of the few) Indian leaders to be educated in the United States. I am not sure what influence his years at Columbia University in New York City had on his life, but I know we can be proud to claim some part of this remarkable man’s early development. Two of the qualities which mark his life and career – optimism and pragmatism – may have been enhanced by his contact with this country, which prides itself on its charactersitics of hope and practicality. […]

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    16 January in Dalit History – Dr. Ambedkar: I am not asking for any special favour | Dr B R Ambedkar Books

    […] Dr. Ambedkar vehemtly fought for the rights of inclusion of all sections, including the depressed classed (presently called dalits) for recruitment in Indian Army and hence sought a substantiative amendment to clause (2) of paragraph 4 of the report. “No doubt”, he said, “I move the amendment primarily with a view to protecting the specific rights of the depressed classes, but in doing so I am not asking the Committee to confer any favour, I am asking the Committee to see us realize in practice the principle recognized in the Government of India Act, that no subject of His Majesty shall be debarred from entering any Public Service by reason of his caste, creed or colour. In doing so, therefore, I do not think I am asking for any special favour”. […]

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