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Dalits urged to see film on Ambedkar

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Kakinada: Efforts are being made to ensure that the movie on Dr B.R. Ambedkar is screened for 50 days and actor Mummitti, who played the Dalit leader’s role, is invited to attend the half century completion celebration, according to Arun Kumar, associate professor of politics and public administration, Andhra University PG centre.

At a press conference here on Friday, he said it was unfortunate that Dalits did not attach much importance to the cinema.

When the distributor was about to wind up the screening, the AP SC Welfare Association prevailed upon him and arranged to screen in another theatre offering audience patronage.

Dr. Arun Kumar wanted all the Dalits to pay tributes to Dr. Ambedkar by viewing the movie availing concession.

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