Ambedkar’s Grandson Attacked by Shiva Sena Activists


Raigad: Dr B.R. Ambedkar’s grandson was allegedly attacked by Shiv Sena activists on Tuesday, but he escaped unhurt. Republican Sena president Anandraj Ambedkar was attacked inside Peoples Education Society College in Mahad, adjoining Raigad district, state party general secretary Vasant Kamble told.

At least four Republican Sena workers were injured, including one whose condition was said to be serious, Kamble said, adding that police were probing the matter.

Anandraj Ambedkar has been at the forefront of an agitation to demand a memorial to the principal architect of the Indian Constitution and Dalit icon Dr B.R. Ambedkar at Dadar in Mumbai.