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Learned person BR Ambedkar a 'brahmin': Guj Assembly speaker

ANI
Published : Apr 30, 2018, 11:37 am IST
Updated : Apr 30, 2018, 11:40 am IST

The Father of Indian Constitution, BR Ambedkar, was born into a Dalit family and grew up to be the torchbearer of the community's rights.

In his address at the 'Mega Brahmin Business Summit' in Gandhinagar, Trivedi said, 'I have no hesitation in saying that BR Ambedkar is a Brahmin. There is nothing wrong with calling a learned person a Brahmin. In that context, I will say that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also a Brahmin.' (Photo: ANI)
 In his address at the 'Mega Brahmin Business Summit' in Gandhinagar, Trivedi said, 'I have no hesitation in saying that BR Ambedkar is a Brahmin. There is nothing wrong with calling a learned person a Brahmin. In that context, I will say that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also a Brahmin.' (Photo: ANI)

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi on Sunday described BR Ambedkar as a 'Brahmin', contending that there was nothing wrong in calling a learned person a Brahmin.

In his address at the 'Mega Brahmin Business Summit' in Gandhinagar, Trivedi said, "I have no hesitation in saying that BR Ambedkar is a Brahmin. There is nothing wrong with calling a learned person a Brahmin. In that context, I will say that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also a Brahmin."

 

The Father of Indian Constitution, BR Ambedkar, was born into a Dalit family and grew up to be the torchbearer of the community's rights.

The man behind the Dalit Buddhist movement, Ambedkar, campaigned against untouchability that Dalits were subjected to.

He also fought for the rights of women and labourers.

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Location: India, Gujarat, Gandhinagar