Several Dalits to convert to Buddhism - mark 54th anniversary of Ambedkarji's similar act
GULBARGA: A large number of Dalits will convert to Buddhism here on Thursday to mark the 54th anniversary of B.R. Ambedkar converting to Buddhism at Nagpur in Maharashtra along with his followers.
International Bouddha Yuva Sanghatane and the Buddhist Society of India would jointly organise the fifth mass ‘Buddha Dhamma Deeksha' programme at the MSK Mill Grounds here on Thursday.
October 14 was an important date in the annals of India as it was on this day that Ambedkar had embraced Buddhism in protest against the oppressive caste system that prevailed in the country.Global council of Indian Christians(GCIC) wished all success for the Dalits converting for liberating from the clutches of oppression