Those who suffer in the Hindu
Society should get justice.
This was Ambedkars rock-like decision. He was prepared to oppose anybody to reach
The British Government invited several Indian leaders to discuss the problems of India.
The conferences were held in London; they were called the Round Table
Conference. Gandhiji also took part in them. At the Round Table Conference Ambedkar
spoke angrily against the government. He said that the backward sections did not enjoy
equality with other sections, even under the British Government; the British had just
followed the ways of the other Hindus.
This was a time when Gandhiji was very popular in India. Millions of people followed
his foot-steps with devotion. Ambedkar openly opposed Gandhijis views on how justice
should be secured for the untouchables. He supported the views which seemed
right to him.
Ambedkar secured for the Harijans (the untouchables) separate
electorates at the Second Round Table Conference in 1931. As a result, the Harijans
could elect their representatives separately.