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Anand Teltumbde: “BJP govt wants to defame intellectuals”

Anand Teltumbde: “BJP govt wants to defame intellectuals”

Deccan Herald / By Ajmal V

Anand Teltumbde is a leading figure in management and big data analytics who teaches at the Goa Institute of Management. Teltumbde, an ex-MD & CEO of Petronet and Executive Director of BPCL, has penned at least 26 books as well as numerous articles and columns for various publications.
Teltumbde was named as one of the accused in the alleged Maoist plot that led to violence on the 200th anniversary of the Bhima Koregaon battle on Jan 1, 2018 near Pune.
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CPDR Condemns Arrests of Advocates and Activists from Nagpur and Mumbai

CPDR Condemns Arrests of Advocates and Activists from Nagpur and Mumbai

Statement by Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights (CPDR)

Several arrests under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) were carried out by the Maharashtra police today. At about 6 am today, June 6, the Pune police arrested advocate Surendra Gadling, professor Shoma Sen, head of department of English, Nagpur University and general secretary, Indian Association of People’s Lawyers from Nagpur, Sudhir Dhawale, Editor Vidrohi from Mumbai, Rona Wilson, Public Relations Secretary Committee for the Release of Political Prisoners and Mahesh Raut, anti-displacement activist from Bharat Jan Andolan and former Fellow at Prime Minister’s Rural Development (PMRD) for Gadchiroli District.

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CPDR Condemns Police Raids on the Houses of Organisers of Elgar Parishad at Pune

CPDR Condemns Police Raids on the Houses of Organisers of Elgar Parishad at Pune

Statement by Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights (CPDR)

While Dalits have been still struggling to get the culprits who engineered attack on the peaceful congregation of Dalits on 1 January 2018, the Maharashtra Police under the instruction of the BJP Government has taken a shameful step to raid the houses of the activists who organized the peaceful Elgar Conference at Shaniwarwada, Pune on 31 December 2018 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Koregaonof 1818. As a matter of fact, the convenors of the Conference were Justice P B Sawant and Justice B G Kolse Patil, the respected names in the state of Maharashtra. And more than 250 Ambedkarite and progressive organizations were its organizers. In this context to target a few select activists is utterly condemnable.
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