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Programme Schedule for National Convention on Challenges to Indian Democracy: Nuclearisation, Militarisation, State Violence (August 30-31, New Delhi)

29 August 2014

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NATIONAL CONVENTION

Challenges to Indian Democracy: Nuclearisation, Militarisation, State Violence

August 30-31, New Delhi, INDIA

Dear Friends,

In the backdrop of intesifying assaults on people’s movements and freedom of expression, people of grassroots struggles, eminent intellectuals and academicians, and civil society activists are converging in New Delhi this weekend to highlight and discuss the challenges to the Indian democracy.

The eminent names include Medha Patkar, P Sainath, Binayak Sen, Jean Dreze, Praful; Bidwai, Achin Vanaik, Dr. S P Udayakumar, Admiral L. Ramdas, Lalita Ramdas, Reetika Khera, Subhash Gatade, Bimol Akoijam, Seema Mustafa, Aditya Nigam, Amar Kanwar, Karamat Ali, Vrinda Grover, Nandini Sunder, Nivedita Menon and Kavita Krishnan. Detailed programme and concept note are attached with this invitation.

The National Convention will be held in the Constitution Club of India, Rafi Marg on August 30-31st 2014, from 9.30am to 5.00pm.

We request you to send representatives from your esteemed media house. We look forward to your cooperation at a time when the country urgently needs to listen to these independent and prominent voices.

With best regards,

Kumar Sundaram
Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace(CNDP)
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Organisations -

Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace (CNDP)
Popular Education and Action Centre (PEACE)
Indian Social Action Forum (INSAF)
National Alliance of People’s Movement (NAPM)
NoMore Campaign
People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE)
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

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