Why Ambedkar Rejected The Term ‘Anti-National’: Dontha Prashanth on Justice for Rohith Vemula [Video]

Sanjana Krishnan

Dontha Prashanth, Ambedkarite student leader and a Human Rights activist, speaking in Kerala on #JusticeforRohith and how Dr. Ambedkar rejected the term anti-national in the constitutional assembly debates and how the term anti-national itself is a menace for any society.

Prashanth is a genuine voice in the movement for years now. He was President of the HCU Students’ Union 2011-12 and is currently a PhD scholar in the University of Hyderabad. Prashanth was one of the five Dalit PhD Scholars, including Rohith Vemula, suspended in the case where false allegations were leveled against them by the ABVP student leader in August 2015.