India March for Science, Chandigarh

On August 9, scientists, teachers and research scholars from IISER, INST, PU, PGIMER, GMCH, UIET and PEC, Chandigarh gathered at Plaza, Sector-17 and took out a decorative silent march holding placards displaying the demands of the India March for Science. In spite of heavy rains in Chandigarh, more than 500 people participated in the March. Members of the scientific community representing different institutes addressed the gathering and spoke on the demands raised by the India March for Science. A Solidarity message from the organizers of International March for Science was read out. Among those who addressed included Inder Singh, Amol Amodkar, Nishat Fiza, Rohan Sharma, Aswin G.S, Prof. Manjit Singh, Satnam Daun, Yashpal, Prof. Arvind, Dr. Pyarellal Garg, Dr. Hardev, Dr. Anuradha, Manu Kant, Avocate Loveneeth Thakur and Jashvinder Ruppal. A memorandum addressed to the Prime Minister was submitted to the Governor.

Scientists addressing the marchers and science loving people at India March for Science Chandigarh

India March for Science Chandigarh with front banner