Thursday, October 29, 2015


Janhastakshep: a campaign against fascist designs


Sanskriti Sarokar

                      Cordially invite you to a public meeting on



1. Justice (Retd.) Rajinder Sachar

2. Mr. Keki N. Daruwala - (Eminent Writer)

3. Mr. Vishwanath Tripathi - Ex. Professor Delhi University & Critic

4. Mr. MMP Singh – Gen. Seretary Janwadi Lekhak Sangh

5. Ms. Nandita Narayan – President, DUTA

6. Mr.Pankaj Singh – Poet and Media Person

7. Mr. Ashok Bhowmick – Renowned Painter & Writer

 Date: 5th NOVEMBER 2015                                                 Time: 5.00 PM

                             Venue: Gandhi Peace Foundation,

Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg( near ITO metro station)



Recently a number of creative intellectuals - poets and writers of various languages  

along with artists, filmmakers, social scientists and scientists have voiced their strong

protest against the practice of intolerance and hatred  unleashed by the various

brigades of RSS. The heinous acts of violence perpetrated by RSS etc. have got overt

or covert government patronage. Against such growing fascistic trends, writers’

returning their awards to the government sponsored bodies has stirred minds and taken

the form of a certain movement.

After the  murders of Prof. Dabholkar and Govind Pansare, the recent assassination of

Prof. Kalburgi and pre meditated lynching of Akhlaq at Dadri, near Delhi proved to be a

triggering point for the widespread protest at the national level.

The protests continue and should continue because the hate campaign of RSS does not

seem to be deterred as proved by the recent raid on Kerala House in New Delhi. The

utterances of several BJP central ministers are virtually providing legitimacy to the hate


We are passing through the darkest phase of the history of post independence India,

darker than the emergency fascism, as Indira Gandhi had to rely on mostly state’s

coercive apparatuses for oppression. The present government has additional forces of

various RSS lumpen brigades like Bajrangdal, Ramsena, et al. under its disposal for

rumor mongering, attacking the dissent and unleashing hate campaign by attacking the


Janhastakshep and Sanskriti Sarokar salute the creative intellectuals  for showing their

courage by  returning the awards to register their protest. We also appreciate their

resolve to join the peoples’ movements against communal intolerance.  We  seek wider

debate on the matter to highlight the gravity of the situation threatening not only

people’s constitutional rights but posing serious danger to the constitution itself. We

request you to join us in our effort.


Ish Mishra                                                                        Pankaj Singh

Janhastakshep                                                              Sanskriti Sarokar

Mob: 9811146846                                                          9810731911

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