Articles by Dr.V. Sivadasan

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The Hindutva Fascist Assault on Free speech will be Strongly Resisted

Dr.V. Sivadasan, 3rd June 2015, comments

A student association named Ambedkar – Periyar Study Circle has been derecognized by the Dean of Students of IIT Madras at the instigation of the Ministry of Human Resource Development. The group became an eyesore to the NDA government since it criticized the policies of the NDA regime and the politics of RSS and BJP. An anonymous complaint which is evidently the handiwork of the Sangh Parivar has been used as the basis for such an action. The anonymous complaint had alleged that the group was inciting hatred against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Hindus, and that they were attempting to de-align SC and ST students to make them protest against the MHRD and the Central Government. The Under Secretary of the MHRD cited this anonymous complaint while requesting the management of IIT Madras to give its comments on the issue. >>

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