50 IITians Quit Jobs, Join Politics To Fight Caste Based Discrimination In India

All set with a poster of pictures of BR Ambedkar Subhas Chandra Bose and APJ Abdul Kalam, among others, the political party formed by the IIT alumni is ready to fight for the rights of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes.

A group of 50 alumni from India’s prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) across the country have quit their lucrative jobs to form “Bahujan Azad Party”.

The group is waiting for an approval from the Election Commission.

“We are a bunch of 50 people, all from different IITs, who have quit our full-time jobs to work for the party. We have applied to the Election Commission for an approval and are meanwhile doing thegroundwork,” Naven Kumar, a 2015 IIT Delhi graduate, who is leading the group, told PTI.Click Here: NRL Telstra Premiership