Updated June 10th, 2024 at 16:17 IST

BR Ambedkar's Grandson Anandraj Burns Copy of Manusmriti During Protest Against Maharashtra Govt

BR Ambedkar's grandson Anandraj Ambedkar staged a protest against the government of Maharashtra's alleged plans to introduce some versus

Reported by: Digital Desk
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Raigad: Bhimrao Ambedkar's grandson and Republican Sena leader Anandraj Ambedkar, on Monday, staged a protest against the government of Maharashtra's alleged plans to introduce some verses from Manusmriti in school curriculum. He also allegedly burnt a copy of the text during the protest that was held in Raigad district.

Ambedkar and his supporters gathered at the Kranti Stambh in Mahad and raised slogans against the state education department.

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Addressing the gathering, the Republican Sena leader criticised the government for its plan to introduce verses of the ancient text in school curriculum.

Ambedkar burned a copy of the Manusmruti and the protestors soon dispersed.

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A large number of police personnel were deployed near the Kranti Stambh and Chavdar Tale area to prevent any untoward incident, a senior police official said. (with PTI inputs) 

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Published June 10th, 2024 at 16:17 IST