Category Archives: Persecution

Ganguli Plea Rejected in Bijan Setu Massacre Case

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Marxist politician Kanti Ganguli (left) with Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, former Chief Minister of West Bengal

[June 27, 2016] – Honourable Justice Dipankar Dutta of Calcutta High Court rejected the plea of Mr. Kanti Ganguli, an accused in the Bijan Setu Massacre, to declare Justice Amitabha Lala Commission illegal. A battery of lawyers, led by Senior Lawyer Bikash Chandra Bhattacharjee argued in …

Ananda Marga – Victim of Communist Conspiracy During 1969-77        

By Dr. Susmit Kumar

From Dr. Susmit Kumar’s book Ananda Marga - Victim of Communist Conspiracy During 1969-77.

Ananda Marga is a worldwide socio-spiritual organization with centers and various social service operations in every region on all continents. At present it is active in more than 130 countries, running 1200 schools only in India (2013) and renders disaster relief …

West Bengal Will Look into the Bijon Massacre

Members of Ananda Marga offering obeisances at a memorial service near Bijon bridge, Kolkata, April 30, 2011
Members of Ananda Marga offering obeisances at a memorial service near Bijon bridge, Kolkata, April 30, 2011

(March 10, 2012) – 30 years after 17 Ananda Margis were burnt to death in Kolkata, the West Bengal government has formed an inquiry commission to look into the massacre.

The brutal killings took place on the Bijon bridge and two nearby locations …