Worshipping False Gods: Ambedkar And The Facts Which Have Been Erased by Arun ShourieThe title itself suggests what the book is all about.
The book is divided in 3 main sections.
1) Role of Ambedkar as freedom fighter, how he opposed Congress (esp. Gandhi) and freedom movement.
2) Social reform - Ambedkars way of social reform vs Gandhis way of social reform. This section covers Pune pact.
3) Third part explains in detail how constitution of India evolved through various committees since 1925 and the roles for major players involved in this process.
At the end, Arun Shourie shares his experiences after publishing the first edition and answers FAQs regarding the book.
Of 'Two Saints' and 'Pseduo-Religion' Arun Shourie Speaks to the Quint
Falsifying The Truth
Jump to navigation. Reading Arun Shourie is rarely smooth sailing. He insists on saying in 1, words what he could well do in Repetition and turgid prose apart, Shourie's writing makes readers do something they may be even less comfortable with. It makes them think.
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A phenomenon which first saw its genesis in the philosophy and personality of Dr B R Ambedkar 50 years ago. The book has already run into controversy and several dalit organisations in Maharashtra want it banned. A mbedkar's public life begins in a sense from a public meeting held at the Damodar Hall in Bombay on March 9, The struggle for freeing the country from the British was by then in full swing. Swami Vivekananda's work, Sri Aurobindo's work, the Lokmanya's work had already stirred the country. Lokmanya Tilak had passed away in