Ambedkar’s Vision Can Defeat Vision Represented by Those Who Demolished Babri Mosque – By S N Sahu
Just two days back on December 6, two very contrasting events for entirely contrasting reasons engaged public attention and reflection. It was on December 6, 1956, that Dr. B R Ambedkar breathed his last and that solemn event is observed every year by his followers as the Parinirvan Divas.
The sombre and sublime nature of Parinirvan associated with Dr. Ambedkar’s sad demise and evocative of legacy associated with Lord Buddha stands in agonising contrast to the demolition of Babri Mosque described by the Supreme Court of India as “egregious violation of law”….
The destruction of Babri Mosque on December 6, 1992, heralded an ominous trend representing all out attack on secularism, and particularly on Muslims of India who are now at the receiving end because of many regressive and draconian legislations aimed against them….