To a Bodhisatta

14 April 2015
Drugabai Vyam and Subhash Vyam. Bhimayana, Navayana Publishing Pvt Ltd
Drugabai Vyam and Subhash Vyam. Bhimayana, Navayana Publishing Pvt Ltd
{{name}} {{name}}
{{name}}

For years the Marathi poet Namdeo Dhasal (1949–2014), founder-member of the Dalit Panther, wrote a poem for his hero Babasaheb Ambedkar on 14 April and 6 December, his birth and death anniversaries. Inspired by Dhasal's example, S Anand, publisher of Navayana, who recently annotated Ambedkar’s classic Annihilation of Caste, reflects on his relationship with Ambedkar and Ambedkar’s with the world on the occasion of his 124th birth anniversary.

Don't want to read further? Stay in touch

  • Free newsletters. updates. and special reads
  • Be the first to hear about subscription sales
  • Register for Free

    S Anand is the publisher at Navayana.

    COMMENT