Untouchability Current Affairs, GK & News

Vinaya Samarasya Yojana

Vinaya Samarasya Yojana, an awareness programme has been announced by the government of Karnataka. This programme was announced with the aim of eradicating untouchability in Gram Panchayats located across the state. Overview: After a three-year-old Dalit boy named Vinay, this scheme has been named. Vinay’s family were residents of Koppal District’s Miyapur village. They were ..




Facts Related to Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

Bahishkrit Hitakarini Sabha In 1924, Bahishkrit Hitakarini Sabha was formed by Dr. Ambedkar for removing difficulties of the untouchables and placing their grievances before government. This was his first organization to achieve his political and social ideals. The aims and objects of the Sabha were: To promote the spread of education among the Depressed Class ..


Mahad Satyagraha 1927

Mahad Satyagraha was launched by Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar on 20 March 1927 at Mahad in current Raigarh District of Maharashtra. Background to Mahad Satyagraha In 1926, Municipal Board of Mahad, Maharashtra passed orders to throw open the famous tank of Mahad city to all communities. Earlier, untouchables were not allowed to use water from Mahad ..