Protest Gujarat Jan Andolan

On 8th August, 2015, India will celebrate the 73rd anniversary of the historical Quit India Movement. The significance of this date is that 73 year ago, on this day, under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi, a nation-wide civil disobedience movement was launched to demand immediate and complete independence from the British Government. On this day, thousands of men and women joined hands to fight for our own constitution, our own democratic system which is governed by our own people. Baba Ambedkar, who was the father of our Constitution, would have been horrified at the state of our present democracy had … Continue reading Protest Gujarat Jan Andolan

Lokshahi Samiti stages silent agitation in support of Setalvad in Nashik

TNN | NASHIK: Members of the Lokshahi Hakka Samrakshan Samiti’s city unit on Friday staged a silent protest against the alleged harassment of civil rights activist Teesta Setalvad by the Union government. “Setalvad’s contribution to humanity in the country is laudable as she stood against the mighty force — the state itself — during the Gujarat riots. Instead of honouring the activist for her humanitarian work, the government is dealing one blow after another to her activist,” said Milind Murugkar of the Lokshahi Hakka Samrakshan Samiti, which organised the silent protest in front of the statue of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar near … Continue reading Lokshahi Samiti stages silent agitation in support of Setalvad in Nashik