IX WORLD ATHEST CONFERENCE ON ‘THE NECESSITY OF SCIENTIFIC OUTLOOK AND SECULARISM’

IX World Atheist Conference was organised by Atheist Centre, Vijayawada on January 6 & 7, 2016 at Vijayawada. The conference was convened on the theme, ‘The Necessity of Scientific Outlook and Secularism’.  When the whole world is moving toward a post religious society, the convening of the World Atheist Conference assumed much significance. The conference was presided over by Dr.Volker Mueller, Humanist Freethinker Association, Germany. The conference was inaugurated by Dr.K.Veeramani, President – Dravidar Kazhagam and Chancellor – Periyar Maniammai University,

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RISING SUB-ALTERN ASSERTION BIGGEEST CHALLENGE TO BRAHMANICAL HEGEMONY IN INDIA

Hyderabad Central University scholar Rohith Vemula’s tragic death has created a sense of grief and outrage all over the country. Students are at unease and the nation perhaps for the first time after years reflecting the somber mood that something terribly wrong has happened. Rohith’s extraordinary letter in death has become a classic perhaps for every one of us to keep us, read and reread it and ponder over as who is responsible for Rohith’s untimely death.

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My birth is my fatal accident full text of sub-altern student Rohith’s suicide letter

Good morning,
I would not be around when you read this letter. Don’t get angry on me. I know some of you truly cared for me, loved me and treated me very well. I have no complaints on anyone. It was always with myself I had problems. I feel a growing gap between my soul and my body. And I have become a monster. I always wanted to be a writer.  A writer of science, like Carl Sagan.

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ROHITH VEMULA

ITS SOCIAL VENOM, MEASURED ONLY THROUGH DENIAL, INSULT AND INJURY

 

The suicide of the research student of Central University of Hyderabad (UoH), Rohith Vemula is not an isolated incident. The fatal end came due to the continuous and consistent moves of the Hindutva forces in the university campus, as endevours to strengthen the student wing of RSS viz,  ABVP (Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad). The death of Rohith cannot be construed as the result of the clash between the two group of students. The meticulous move of the UoH authorities and the BJP Ministers of the Union Cabinet provided political patronage to the ABVP, to eliminate all the progressive forces opposite to the activities of  saffron group of students.

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GOPALAKRISHNA GANDHI ON THANTHAI PERIYAR

What Mr. Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the former Governor of West Bengal spoke on the Hindu Literary Festival at Chennai on the 15,16 and 17the January 2016 is reproduced below: The three-day festival inaugurated by Mr.Omar Abdullah, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. The function was attended by literary scholars from all-over India and from abroad.

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