Menu

Tag: Prabodhankar Thackeray

Narendra Dabholkar’s speech on tradition and superstition – English translation Part 1

Dr. Narendra Dabholkar - rationalist, humanist

Narendra Dabholkar was a notable rationalist from Maharashtra who quit a flourishing medical practice to devote time to social reform and had founded the Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmulan Samiti to combat superstitious beliefs among people. He was brutally murdered after receiving threats from religious fanatics for many years. Extremists condemn him for opposing Hinduism. Liberals endorse …