ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Intolerance of Dissent

On 22 May 2015, in the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), the Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle (APSC) was “derecognised” by the Dean of Students following an advisory note received from the Ministry of Human Resource Development. The note from the ministry referred to an anonymous complaint that APSC created “hatred” against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Hindus.

[The derecognition has since been withdrawn]

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