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February 20 in freethought history…

February 20, 2015 - Indian politician and rationalist Govind Pansare and his wife are assassinated by gunmen (presumably right-wing Hindus) near their home in Mumbai, India. He was 81. Pansare was involved in left-wing politics, but also opposed the taboo against inter-caste marriages, … Continue reading

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November 26 in freethought history…

November 26, 1933 - Indian politician and rationalist Govind Pansare is born in Kolhar village, Maharashtra, India. He was involved in left-wing politics, but also opposed the taboo against inter-caste marriages, Hindu superstitions regarding the conception of male children, and the … Continue reading

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