Govt asked to relocate Ambedkar statue in ceremonial way

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
Ambedkar statue

Bangalore: Karnataka High Court Tuesday orally directed the government to relocate the statue of Babasaheb Ambedkar installed in the precincts of Vidhana Soudha in a ceremonial way on a petition filed by dalit organisations challenging the court’s order that the statue be shifted. After a memo was filed by the earlier petitioner, advocate A V […]

HC declines to stay Ambedkar statue shift

Saturday, December 29th, 2012
Ambedkar statue

Bangalore : The high court on Friday refused to pass an interim stay on shifting of the Dr BR Ambedkar statue in front of Vidhana Soudha for facilitating speedy work on Namma Metro. “We are not staying it. Let the government have its say,” a vacation division bench headed by Justice H Billappa observed while […]

HC wants Ambedkar’s statue to be shifted

Thursday, December 13th, 2012
Ambedkar

Bangalore : In a much needed relief to the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL), the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday directed the State to shift the statue of Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar installed in front of Vidhana Soudha, which has been causing obstruction for the ongoing Metro station construction here. Hearing a public interest […]

Dalits protest removal of Ambedkar statue and Uruluseve practices

Monday, December 20th, 2010
Dalits protest

Mangalore: The Dalit Sanghursh Samithi of DK (Ambedkar group) held a protest today (Monday) at DCO gates and presented a memorandum to the authorities concerned, so as to forward it to the state Governor through DC. The DSS members put forward 2 demands for fulfillment: One, the Ambedkar statue near Vidhana Soudha in Bangalore should […]