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Name: Swati Naik
Date registered: July 30, 2013

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  1. Group Protest Over Slow Dabholkar Murder Investigation — September 29, 2013
  2. Is Being a Hindu Nationalist Important for Women Too? — August 1, 2013

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Sep 29 2013

Group Protest Over Slow Dabholkar Murder Investigation

Activists at the event, holding placards and with black bands across their mouths.

Nashik, 21st Sept. One month after the assassination of Dr. Narendra Dabholkar, rationalist and founder of MANIS (Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti), the police have been unable to identify suspects and nab the killers and their masterminds. The activists of Nashik branch of ANIS (Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti) and MANIS decided to hold a protest on 21st …

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Aug 01 2013

Is Being a Hindu Nationalist Important for Women Too?

A national political party puts up “I am a Hindu nationalist” posters across the city of Mumbai. I see complacency in the privileged Hindu men and women.  The men are not ruffled as they benefit from patriarchy and the women conditioned to exist within the construct. I ponder over what this emphasis on religion as …

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