India acquires Ambedkar’s London house

Maharashtra Minister Raj Kumar Badole exchanged contracts in northwest London.

Updated - November 16, 2021 05:22 pm IST

Published - August 28, 2015 02:51 am IST - London

The home of Dr B R Ambedkar on King Henry's Road in North London.

The home of Dr B R Ambedkar on King Henry's Road in North London.

Ending months of uncertainty, India on Thursday sealed the deal to acquire the ownership of a three-storey bungalow here, where Dalit icon and architect of Constitution Dr. B.R. Ambedkar lived as a student in the 1920s, and will be converted into an international memorial.

Maharashtra’s Minister for social justice and special assistance Raj Kumar Badole exchanged contracts with regard to the 2,050 sq ft house at 10 King Henry’s Road, in northwest London, said Santosh Dass, president of the Federation of Ambedkarite and Buddhist Organisations U.K.

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