India’s Untouchables By DeWitt Mackenzie

Today, 4th January 1943 in Ambedkarite History, an article by DeWitt Mackenzie appeared in ‘The Windsor Daily Star’ which includes Babasaheb’s speech from his residence in Delhi giving practical solutions to the problems of the Untouchables. THIS IS A RARE PIECE which includes a speech by Babasaheb Dr. Ambedkar given at his residence in 1943 […]


RANADE GANDHI & JINNAH Address delivered on the 101st Birthday celebration of Mahadev Govind Ranade held on the 18th January 1943 in the Gokhale memorial hall, Poona by the Hon’ble Dr. B. R. Ambedkar PREFACE The Deccan Sabha of Poona invited me to deliver an address on the 101st birthday of the late Justice Mahadev Govind Ranade […]


MEMORANDUM I Record of my talk to the Buddhist Sasana Council of Burma 1. To spread Buddhism outside Burma be one of the aims of the Sasana Council then India is the first country they should make the centre of their effort. No other country; will yield so much as India will. 2. The reason […]

Why Was Nagpur Chosen?

From: Prabuddh Bharat, 27 October 1956, pp. 5-12, 18. Translated from the Marathi by Rekha Damle and Eleanor Zelliot, August-September 1964. This previously unpublished translation was provided by Eleanor Zelliot for this website. She wants readers to be aware that Dr. Ambedkar was very ill at the time he made this speech, and was to die […]

Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s ‘Love’ Letter To His Beloved Wife Ramabai

Rama! How are you, Rama? Today, I missed you and Yashwant very much. Your memories saddened my heart. My speeches from the last few days were very much discussed. The conference had very good and effective speeches. This is what newspapers here have written about my speeches. Earlier, I was thinking about my role in […]

What Path to Salvation? by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

Speech delivered by Dr. Ambedkar to the Bombay Presidency Mahar Conference, 31st May 1936, Bombay. Translated from the Marathi by Vasant W. Moon. Edited by Frances W. Pritchett. Editing has consisted of breaking up very long paragraphs, correcting typographical errors, and making small adjustments in punctuation and in English grammar and usage. All material enclosed […]