Ambedkar in a savarna mundu? Why Babasaheb’s clothes matter

Kerala debate on Ambedkar shows his suit is a signifier on multiple levels. Some link it to Buddhist enlightenment, others to the 1942 SC federation flag, writes K Kalyani, Faculty member, Azim Premji University, in ThePrint.

ThePrint-26 Aug 2022

K Kalyani is Assistant Professor at Azim Premji University, Bengaluru. 

She tweets at @FiercelyBahujan. Views are personal.

(Edited by Zoya Bhatti)