Mungekar: “Government Invokes Ambedkar, but Denies Dalits Funding”
April 19, 2017
Dr. Bhalchandra Mungekar, former Member of Parliament of Rajya Sabha, former member of Planning Commission and former Vice-Chancellor of University of Mumbai talks to Sruti M. D. and Souradeep Roy on the anti-Dalit measures of the present BJP-led NDA government. He says that Ministry of Social Justice and Ministry of Culture have reduced funds allotted for Dalit empowerment. When he was a member of the Planning Commission, he developed the National Translation Mission to translate literary productions from 20 odd languages into 4 or 5 other languages every year. The present government has diverted these funds.
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