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Ambedkar and Gandhi had distinctive approach towards depressed classes though fundamentally they aimed at social -economic emancipation of classes. Comment.

Topic:  Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues. The Freedom Struggle —  its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country.

2. Ambedkar and Gandhi had distinctive approach towards depressed classes though fundamentally they aimed at social -economic emancipation of classes. Comment.(250 words)

Reference:  Indian Express 

Why this question:

International Labor Day is celebrated on May 1 to honor workers. Labor has an undeniable role in shaping the nation’s fortune. Thus the question.

Key demand of the question:

Explain the role played by Dr B R Ambedkar and Gandhiji in bringing social-economic emancipation of classes, one has to explain and analyse how the two were different in their approaches though their end goal was the same.

Directive:

Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

One can start by explaining the importance of social -economic emancipation of classes.

Body:

One must compare and contrast the approaches of the two mass leaders in ensuring social -economic emancipation of classes. Highlight points like while Mahatma Gandhi’s efforts were mainly spiritual and religious in character, Dr. Ambedkar’s efforts were mainly political and legal in character. Ambedkar has been hailed as the emancipator of the depressed classes in the country He dominated the Indian political scene during the most crucial time when India was going through a series of political crises. He secured the important rights and liberties to the under-privileged in the country. Discuss the contributions of the two in detail.

Conclusion:

Conclude with fair and balanced conclusion; highlighting the importance of the contributions of both leaders to the Indian society.