Prakash Ambedkar: In response to the ongoing debate around Tamil Nadu Minister Udhayandhi Stalin‘s remark to “eradicate Santan Dharma,” national president of the Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi Prakash Ambedkar compared Sanatan Dharma to “untouchability” on Monday.
Prakash Ambedkar Draws Controversy by Equating Sanatan Dharma to ‘Untouchability’ on Social Media
The grandson of BR Amdekar posted an image with the caption “Sanatan Dharam = untouchability” on his X account. Prakash Ambedkar questioned the Sanatan Dharma in a post he published on X on Monday. “Sanatan Dharma believes in untouchability. How can we accept Sanatan Dharma!?,” he said.
Prakash Ambedkar Condemns Udhayanidhi Stalin’s Remarks on Sanatan Dharma as Controversy Grows
This incident occurred at a time when controversy over Udhayanidhi’s divisive remarks regarding Sanatan Dharma is already at an all-time high. Speaking to a crowd at the “Anti-Santana Conference,” Stalin compared the Sanatan Dharma to diseases like dengue, malaria, and the coronavirus and said that it should be exterminated rather than opposed. “Rather than opposing Sanata, it should be eradicated,” he said, adding that “the name Sanatan is from Sanskrit. It is against social justice and equality.”