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Indian Rationalist Activist Narendra Nayak’s Programme for April-May, 2010

Narendra Nayak

Editor’s Note: Indian Rationalist Activist and president of the Federation of Indian Rationalist Associations, Narendra Nayak, announces his schedule for the April-May tour.

  1. March 30th Mumbai
  2. March 31st Mumbai to Patna.
  3. April 1st to 5th training program for North Bihar at Sitamarhi. Contact persons- Zeaullah 09431404942, Suman- 09431853680
  4. April 6th to 10th training program for Central Bihar at Begusarai. Contact persons same as above.
  5. April 11th to 15th training program for East Bihar at Lakhisarai. Contact persons same as above.

The training programs in Bihar are being organised by Science for Society, Bihar and are sponsored by the NCSTC, Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. These are about creating scientific temper among people and are labelled as miracle exposure programs. The enrolment to these may be subject to the approval of the organisers, but interested people are not unwelcome.

On April 16th Professor Nayak will be returning to Mumbai from Patna and then heading back to Mangalore on the 19th. The next series of programs are in Bangalore/Mysore/Bangalore as follows:

  1. April 24th meeting with the atheist group. Contact persons- Pankaj- 09845636654 and Raj- 9972095475.
  2. April 25th interaction with children at a Summer camp at Akhila Karnataka Makkala Okkuta, Chamrajpet, Bangalore from 2pm-4pm. Contact person- Subba Rao-9886679088.
  3. Same date as above, evening interactions with residents of a colony in Bangalore. Contact person- Niranjan-9448348528.
  4. April 26th, Life Insurance Co. Employees Union.
  5. April 28th, program at Pandavapura near Mysore.
  6. April 30th to  May 2nd, state level training program in developing scientific temper at Bangalore. Contact person- Satish  9945225015. This three day training program will be conducted by the Science Society, Bangalore. The schedule, location and enrollment details can be ascertained from Satish at the Science Society.
  7. May 8th and 9th there is a training program at Kozhikode (formerly known as Calicut) organised by the Science Trust, Kozhikode for young volunteers from all over Kerala State. Contact person- Sajit- 09846024230.
  8. May 14th to 16th there will be a training camp at the Atheist Center in Vijayawada.
  9. May 26th and 27th, programs at Mysore. Contact person- Krishne Gowda-9844405284.

Professor Narendra Nayak is the president of the Federation of Indian Rationalist Associations (FIRA). For more details, contact him at narenyen (at)

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