Role of congress in the emancipation of untouchables of India: Perspective of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
Author(s): Dr. SK Bhadarge
Abstract: Dr. Ambedker’s concept of social justice stands for the liberty, equality and fraternity of all human beings. Dr. Ambedkar a rationalist and humanist, did not approve any type of hupocrisy, injustice and exploitation of man by man in the name of religion. He critics on Indian society and come to the conclusion that caste system as the greatest evil of Hindu religion. Indian National congress was established in the year 1885 and she started the political movement throughout in India. Some of the congress leader like Mahadev Govind Randade believed that without social change in our society there is no use to run the political movement in India. With his efforts social conference was established in the year 1887 for the social movement but some orthodoxy congress leader object to Ranade to run the social activities under the umbrella of Congress. Under the president of Mrs. Annie Besant in the year 1917 resolution was passed regarding the untouchbility. It means now congress was thinking that, untouchability should remove from the society. But what exactly constructive work done by congress to remove the untochability from the society? How much congress was succeeded to remove untochbility from the society that has been criticized by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar. Here, I presented the research article which shows how Dr. B. R. Ambedkar criticized the role of Congress for the emancipation of Untouchables of India.