Stating that he was being influenced by the constitution architect Dr B R Ambedkar, Congress senior leader S Jaipal Reddy opined that there was no difference between Sardar Vallabhai Patel, Mahathma Gandhi, Ambedkar and Jawaharlal Nehru and said that only difference between them was priorities.
Speaking to the media here on Tuesday, Jaipal Reddy said that Gandhi’s priority was freedom of the nation and Ambedkar’s priority was to make daliths participate in freedom fight. He opined that Ambedkar failed to become a full pledged socialist. He asked the people to observe the leaders, who were coming while colouring themselves to their faces. Opining that the aims of idealists were not fulfilled, Jaipal Reddy said that there was no difference between Gandhi and Ambedkar in regard to ideals. (NSS)