September 7, 1934 – Â Indian journalist and rationalist Joseph Edamuruku is born. Known simply as “Edamuruku,” he was president of the Indian Rationalist Association and author of numerous books, including critical studies of the Quran, the Bhagavad Gita and the Upanishads. He died in Dehli in 2006, aged 72. His son Sanal continues his work, albeit in exile from Finland.
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