Around 5450 Palestinian political prisoners, including hundreds of women and children, are currently being held in Israeli prisons.
According to the oppressive Indian caste system, Dalits are considered to be untouchables and are often subjected to brutal violence by those who belong to upper castes.
Both the houses of Congress had passed resolutions seeking an end to the war in Yemen which has claimed thousands of lives.
The 400 Palestinian prisoners who were on a hunger strike from April 5 ended their protests after Israeli prison authorities agreed to their demands, including the installation of pay phones in jails, and the removal of mobile phone jammers
Ambedkar, who was born into the Dalit community (the former untouchable castes), overcame great suffering to emerge as one of the foremost leaders of both the community, and the Indian people.
The teachers were holding a meeting demanding the release of nine activists arrested last year on charges of association with the Communist Party of India (Maoist)