Ambedkar on Islam: The story that must not be told

Unlike those who appropriate him, the one thing Ambedkar was not, was an apologist.

ByAnand Ranganathan
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Ambedkar on Islam: The story that must not be told
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From the Aryans to Aurangzeb, from St Xavier to Shivaji, our historians have chosen what to hide, what to invent, and what to disclose. The singular reason for this is the craving for patronage – of an ideology, a government, an ecosystem, or a clique. And once our historians are done with their contortions, we the readers sit back and enjoy the inevitable fallout – the outing of Hypocrisy.

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