Dr Ambedkar was India’s ‘first male feminist’, says Shashi Tharoor

Dr B R Ambedkar was India’s first male feminist, who propagated such ideas decades back that could be considered as progressive even for the current generation of politicians, Congress leader and writer Shashi Tharoor said here on Saturday.Ambedkar as a legislator fought for women workers and labourers, he said, adding, “It was a remarkable feminist thinking of this man 80-90 years ago.”