"The sovereignty of scriptures of all religions must come to an end if we want to have a united integrated modern India"
- B. R. Ambedkar
About this Quote
This quote by B. R. Ambedkar talks to the need for India to move away from its conventional religious beliefs and practices in order to end up being a combined and modern-day nation. Ambedkar is suggesting that the sovereignty of bibles of all faiths need to be given up in order for India to progress. He is advocating for a secular nation, where all citizens are equivalent regardless of their religions. This would permit a more integrated society, where individuals of different backgrounds and beliefs can coexist peacefully. Ambedkar's vision of a contemporary India is one that is free from spiritual departments and is instead unified by a shared sense of national identity. He believes that this is the only way for India to move forward and become a flourishing nation. By embracing a secular approach, India can become a more tolerant and inclusive society, where everybody is appreciated and accepted regardless of their faith.
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