Dr. Ambedkar’s acceptance is increasing
We Bharat Ratna that Dr.B.R. Ambedkar’s birth anniversary, about whom many atheist intellectuals are of the opinion that if Bahujans can have any god, then it can only be Dr. Ambedkar and who has been compared to Abraham Lincoln, Booker T. It is done by Washington, Moses etc. The personality and creativity of many great men who made unforgettable contribution to the liberation of humanity are fading with time, but Babasaheb Dr. Ambedkar is that great man, whose acceptance is increasing with time. This is the reason that Elizabeth II, the Queen of England and the head of the Commonwealth countries, issued a decree last year to celebrate April 14, 2021 as ‘Dr. BR Ambedkar Equality Day’. This decree of Queen Elizabeth II is an indication that the acceptance of Dr. Ambedkar is spreading worldwide with time. There is no doubt that the acceptance of Babasaheb Dr. Ambedkar is increasing day by day, so now his birth anniversary is also being celebrated with more fanfare than before. On this occasion emancipation of women along with dalits, adivasis and backward people who were excluded from sources of power due to birth reasons; Along with his contribution in building a Buddhist India, extensive discussions are being held on his sociological studies and economic thinking. But one topic is being forgotten in these discussions, that is the end of the biggest problem of mankind.
People do not remember his warning on the biggest problem of mankind!
By the way, mankind is surrounded by various problems and today global warming is in front of such a formidable problem, about which even a small child is afraid and to overcome it, they too can do something at their level. running the venture. But no matter how scary the environmentalists draw the catastrophe of global warming, no matter how much the Huntingtonists worry about the clash of civilizations, it cannot be identified as the biggest problem of mankind. Economic and social inequality’ has been the problem of mankind. Economic and social inequality is the biggest problem due to which many problems like hunger, malnutrition, illiteracy-ignorance, alienation and terrorism etc. have been created. For example, Gautam Buddha in India in BC, Mo-ti in China, Mazdak in Iran, Mune-selected Pa in Tibet; Hobbes-Locke, Rousseau, Voltaire, Thomas Spence, William Godwin, St. Simon, Fourier, Proudhon, Charles Hall, Robert Owen, Abraham Lincoln, Marx, Lenin in the West and Mao Zedong, Ho Chi Minh, Phule in Asia in the post-Renaissance period. Rise of many great personalities like Shahuji Maharaj, Periyar, Dr. Ambedkar, Lohia, Kanshiram etc. and creation of extensive literature and millions of people sacrificed their lives. The movement/struggle continues. The one who expressed the deepest concern in India about this biggest problem of mankind, it was Dr. Ambedkar, the architect of the constitution. A day before handing over the constitution to the nation, he warned the rulers of independent India, saying, ‘From January 26, 1950, we are going to enter a different life. In the field of politics, we will enjoy equality: every citizen will get one vote and that vote will have equal value. Unlike politics, we will find huge inequality in the economic and social sector. We have to remove this contradiction in the near future, otherwise the people suffering from inequality can explode the structure of democracy, which the Constituent Assembly has worked so hard to build.
The biggest obstacle in the path of ending economic and social inequality was: the racist thinking of the rulers!
But independent India, our ruler Babasaheb Dr. Ambedkar completely ignored the warning. Since the origin of economic and social inequality has been due to the unequal distribution of all sources of power (1- economic, political, educational and religious) between women and men of different social social groups, so our rulers have to work hard to end it. Policies had to be made in the direction of fair distribution of sources of power between women and men of different social groups. But our rulers could not ensure proper distribution of sources of power by being forced by the selfishness of their own caste/varna, so the problem of inequality kept touching new heights year after year. As a result of the unequal distribution of sources of power among various social groups, the country was divided into ‘India’ and ‘Bharat’ in the new century and hundreds of districts came under the grip of Maoism. Encouraged by this, a Maoist group announced We have already done that by 2050 we will capture the temple of democracy on the strength of gun. However, on the one hand, due to economic and social disparity, India was engulfed in various kinds of problems and on the other hand, the privileged class leaders and the media kept suppressing these problems in the noise of ‘development’. But some honest and responsible people kept revealing the secrets of development. In view of India’s economic growth rate, the claims of becoming a world economic power were being raised loudly, in that period, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen had started saying, ‘Economic development is not enough to reduce poverty’ . .. I do not agree with those who say that poverty has decreased with economic development. Dr. Manmohan Singh, architect of the neo-liberal economy which has touched the pinnacle of economic and social inequality, after becoming the prime minister, had repeatedly warned, ‘According to the speed with which the country’s development is progressing, poverty will reduce. Not happening. Scheduled castes, tribes and minorities are not getting its benefits. If you look at the development that has taken place in the country, it will be clearly visible that inequality has increased.’ On August 15, 2008, he expressed a creative thought to the economists of the country to overcome the growing economic inequality. Had demanded. To overcome the growing economic disparity, then President Pratibha Patil had called for a new revolution of change. But our rulers often turned a blind eye to the biggest problem of mankind which is touching new heights year after year and after 2014 this problem started touching the extreme.
Touched the pinnacle in Modi-Raj: Economic and social inequality!
The sad result of the economic disparity which started increasing at a rocket speed under Modi-Raj was revealed in the Oxfam report published on January 22, 2018. From that report it has come to know that the top 1% of the population i.e. 1 crore 30 lakh people have got possession of 73 percent of the wealth created. The special contribution of the Modi government in this is known from the fact that in the year 2000, the wealth of 1% people was 37%, which increased to 58.5% in 2016. That is, in 16 years, the wealth of the top one percent increased by 21 percent. But his wealth of 58.5 percent in 2016 has increased to 73 percent in just one year, which means there has been an increase of 15 percent in just one year. This can be said with a claim that 99 percent of these top percentiles will be born privileged. A Credit Suisse report published in October 2015, studying its global wealth creation, said that the top one percent of the population controlled 57 percent of the wealth, while the bottom 50 percent of the population could survive on 4.1 percent of the wealth. cursed for. And in the ‘World Inequality Report-2022’ published in December 2021, written by Lucas Chansal and coordinated by noted economists Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Sage and Gabriel Zuckman, the appalling inequality in India has again come to the fore, warning of years of recovery. Big economists have been giving. This report has proved that India is one of the most unequal countries in the world, where on the one hand poverty is rising and on the other a rich elite is rising up. The world’s economists and we are ashamed of the previous report of world inequality. Are !
Shocking two sides of economic and social inequality
However, this is the bottom line of the biggest problem of mankind in India, the Modi government is completely uninterested in handing over all the power to the innate privileged class through various methods including privatization, disinvestment and lateral entry and Godi media is attractive for development. By showing the picture, every effort is being made to divert the attention from the worst economic and social inequality. In such a situation, it is the duty of equality-loving Marxists, Lohiaists and especially Ambedkarites to take concrete steps towards overcoming this problem. For this, re-evaluate the situation of economic social disparity and take appropriate steps.
Most victims of economic and social inequality: Half of the population
There are two shocking sides of economic and social inequality spread in the most gruesome form in India. One of the biggest aspects of this is that 7.5 percent of the total population, who increase the menace of this problem, are the upper castes, who, due to the rulers not making due efforts towards the end of this problem, are suffering about 80 to 85 percent of the sources of power. are. The second and the darkest side of this is that half of the country’s population ie women are suffering the most from it. The extent to which half of India’s population is suffering from this can be estimated from the Global Gender Gap Report that came out last year. In the Global Gender Gap Report 2022 published by the World Economic Forum, it was told that it will take 257 years for half of India’s population to get economic equality. This figure is of common Indian women. If common Indian women have to take 257 years, then Dalit women are bound to take more than 300 years. It is a matter of great regret that in the five state assembly elections held recently, no party spoke a single word on the report of ‘World Inequality Report – 2022’ and ‘Global Gender Gap Report – 2022’. While the Global Gender Gap Report has proved that half of India’s population is the biggest victim of the problem of economic and social inequality and it will take more than 300 years to achieve economic equality, there is no bigger problem than that in the world today. If economic and social inequality is the biggest problem of mankind, then in today’s date, half of India’s population is the biggest victim of this problem. Therefore, the priority of those fighting for equality in India should be the fight for economic equality of half the population.
Reverse system should be implemented in distribution of opportunities and resources!
At present, with the work being done by the Modi government on the gender equality front, achieving gender equality in India will remain a dream. At least on the economic and educational front, it is bound to take centuries to bring equality to the women of Dalit, tribal and backward deprived classes. In such a situation, if we want to achieve the desired goal within a few decades, then for this we have to take two measures in distribution of opportunities and resources. First of all, it has to be done that in the distribution of opportunities and resources, upper caste men will have to be brought in their numerical proportion so that on an average 70 percent of their surplus (surplus) opportunities pave the way for distribution among the deprived sections, especially half of the population. The second solution would be to declare the first right of half the population in the distribution of opportunities and resources. Since the upper caste women are the maximum victims of inequality and the upper caste women are the least victims, it has to be done that the additional 70 percent opportunities left by the upper castes should be given to the upper caste women first. For this, the traditional way of distribution of opportunities has to be got rid of. The traditional method is that the opportunities are first distributed among the general i.e. upper castes, after that the remaining part is given to the deprived i.e. reserved classes. If we have to achieve gender equality in the next few decades instead of 300 years, we will have to adopt the reverse method of sharing opportunities and resources.
Found in the sharing of sources of power: priority to women from progressive communities!
Let us divide India’s diverse major social groups – dalits, adivasis, backward, religious minorities and general i.e. Savarna – into two categories – agrasar i.e. forward and angrasar i.e. backward,
Provision will have to be made to give 50 percent share to the leading women of all social groups with priority. Under this, in proportion to the number of Dalits and Dalits respectively; Angrasar Adivasi and Agrasar Adivasi; Most backward and forward backward; The campaign to provide opportunities to the forward and forward minorities and forward and forward upper caste women in proportion to their numbers will have to be launched on a war footing. In this connection, providing 50 per cent share to Dalit, Tribal, Backward, Minority and Savarna communities respectively in the following areas with priority to backward women population can prove to be the best solution: All levels, all types of jobs and religious establishments; 2-Dealership of all items offered by the public and private sectors; 3-Purchase of all goods done by government and private sectors; 4-Contracts, parking, transportation of road-building construction etc.; 5- Operation, admission and teaching of small and big schools, universities, technical-professional educational institutions run by government and private sectors; 6-The amount of money spent by the government and private sectors for advertising their policies, produced goods, etc.; 7- Funds given to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) by organizations of the country and abroad; 8- All divisions of print and electronic media and film-TV; 9-Vacant land of railway-national routes, including vacant land of all government and monasteries, should be distributed among untouchables-tribals for commercial use and 10-Village-Panchayat, Urban body, Parliament-Assembly seats; State and Central cabinet ;Offices of various ministries;Legislative Council-Rajya Sabha;Offices of President,Governor and Prime Minister and Chief Minister etc…
If we succeed in ensuring 50 per cent of the share of these groups to women belonging to the progressive Dalit, Tribal, Backward, Minority, and Savarna communities respectively in the above mentioned areas, India will achieve gender equality in 30 years instead of 300 years and lead the world. Will be an example for Then it is possible that we can focus on three of the four dimensions of gender equality – first, women’s participation in the economy and opportunities available to women; Second, women’s education and third, women’s participation in politics – leave behind Iceland, Finland, Norway, Newland, Sweden etc. After being successful on the above three dimensions, they will be able to take care of their own health. Not only this, by giving priority 50 percent share to the women of the most advanced communities in the distribution of the above areas, we can succeed in ending the biggest problem of mankind with gender inequality from India, along with this corruption in India can be minimized. To get to the point, strengthening of democracy, elimination of Naxalism/Maoism, saving untouchables from atrocities of Hindus, averting civil war arising out of reservation, changing the plight of Muslim community emerged in Sachar report to prosperity, abolition of Brahminshahi and paramount diversity We can achieve success on many other fronts like giving meaning to unity. While talking about the fight to give priority to the women of India on opportunities and resources, a review of the past will have to be done.
So it is necessary that women have the first right in distribution of opportunities and resources.
Remember, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh once surprised the nation by saying that Muslims have the first right on resources. He made that statement at a meeting of the National Development Council (NDC) on December 10, 2006, a few days after the Sachar Report highlighting the plight of the Muslim community was tabled in Parliament on November 30, 2006. In that meeting of NDC, he had said in his speech that the first right on the resources of the country belongs to the backward and minority classes and especially the Muslims. Congress also supported that statement of Dr. Singh. His statement came at a time when assembly elections were proposed in some states. That’s why his statement caught a lot of fire. The BJP had strongly objected to this statement of the former Prime Minister. After that the platform of NDC had become the arena of politics and from the same platform the Chief Ministers of the BJP ruled states expressed strong opposition to the statement of the Prime Minister. The protest had increased so much that later the spokesperson of the Prime Minister’s Office Sanjay Baru had to give clarification on Manmohan Singh’s statement. He had to say that the Prime Minister was talking about minorities and not just Muslims. Then the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan and Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh termed Manmohan Singh’s statement as a threat to the unity and integrity of the country.
After some time of strong objection by Narendra Modi, Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Raman Singh, senior BJP leader and Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Lal Krishna Advani, while targeting the statement of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, said that the central government is using the government exchequer for its own interests. By telling the rights of minorities, she is giving air to separatism and minorityism. People may think that the matter has come and gone. But no! Even today, the people of BJP have not forgotten what the former Prime Minister said in 2006: they have been targeting the Congress and Dr. Singh from time to time, seeing the situation. In this sequence, on January 30, 2019, BJP President Amit Shah said in the National Convention of BJP Minority Front, ‘Those who used to claim that minorities have the first right on resources, did nothing for their rights. While we believe that the poor have the first right on the country’s resources. While presenting the budget on February 1, 2019, two days after Amit Shah, Union Minister Piyush Goyal once again indirectly targeted Manmohan Singh and the BJP’s stand. Giving information about this, he said, ‘The poor have the first right on the resources.’ The question has been raised that who should have the first right on the opportunities and resources. Now in 2021, the Global Gender Gap Report report published by the World Economic Forum has put an end to the debate on who has the first right to opportunities and resources and why, by stating that it will take more than 300 years for half of India’s population to achieve economic equality ?
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