Archive for September, 2010
October 8 will be one year since Balagopal left us.
Human Rights Forum is organising a commemorative meet on the day.
We warmly invite you all.
0ct. 8, 2010 — 5 pm to 9 pm
Place: Sundarayya Vignana Kendram, Bagh Lingampally, Hyd.
A Chandrasekhar, HRF EC member will welcome the gathering.
HRF president S Jeevan Kumar will preside over the meet.
EAS Sarma, former Energy Secretary, GOI will speak on:
Paradigm of Destructive Development – Human Rights
Prof. Burra Ramulu, HRF vice-president, will speak on:
Balagopal’s contribution to the Human Rights Movement
Publications to be released on the occasion
1. Hakkula Udhyamam–Thathvika Dhrukpadham by Balagopal. HRF publication.
2. Maa Balagopal — Special HRF Bulletin.
3 Rajyam–Sankshemam – Select speeches of Balagopal. Perspectives publication.
4 Mathathathvam Pai Balagopal and
5 Sahithyam Pai Balagopal – both published by Hyd Book Trust.
6 Nigah – Compilation of Balagopal’s fortnightly column in Prajatantra weekly.
7 Democracy Dialogues – Video interview, speeches of Balagopal in English. A CD-DVD set by Article 21 Communications.
We also invite you to join a prachara yathra in Bhadrachalam division of Khammam district on Oct 9 and 10 against
the Polavaram project. The protest is being organised by HRF and several adivasi, dalit and mass organisations.
The yathra will begin at Pochavaram village in VR Puram mandal of Bhadrachalam division, Khammam district at
10 am on October 9. It will cover proposed submergence villages in the VR Puram and Chintoor mandals on that day.
On October 10, the yathra will proceed from Chintoor at 8 am and cover villages in Kunavaram and
Bhadrachalam mandals as well. It will culminate in the evening at Nellipaka village.