AIPSN statement on the murder of Professor M.M. Kalburgi


AIPSN, September 02, 2015
The assassination of Professor M.M.Kalburgi, the former Vice Chancellor of Kannada University, Hampi, and a noted scholar on the culture of the people of Karnataka reflects the murderous mentality of the forces of Hindu fundamentalism. These forces have been responsible for spreading hatred and violent intolerance, and have in the last three years been responsible for the murders of rationalist activists and scholars Dr. Narendra Dabholkar (August, 20,...

Professor Kalburgi's Assassination

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Newsclick Report, September 01, 2015
It is with a deep shock that we learned of the assassination on Sunday morning, in Dharwad, Karnataka of Prof. M. M. Kalburgi, the well-known scholar, Kannada writer and rationalist. This is the third assassination of its kind, the earlier two being that of Shri Narendra Dabholkar in Pune in August, 2013 and Com. Govind Pansare in Kolhapur in February 2015. All three had fought against superstition, obscurantism and for building scientific temper in our...


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