At Chaityabhoomi, a Chaupal on Babasaheb Ambedkar’s Legacy in 2019

Listen in to several Ambedkarite activists on the challenges that the oppressed castes in India face today.

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It’s been 63 years since Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar breathed his last – on 6 December 1956. Every year on this date, millions gather to pay homage to Babasaheb at the spot where he was cremated in Dadar, Mumbai, known today as Chaityabhoomi.

The Quint spoke to several Ambedkarite activists in a freewheeling live discussion about the challenges that the oppressed castes in India face today, and how Babasaheb’s ideas and teachings are as relevant as ever. Listen in.

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