Around 800 people including professors, research scholars, college and school students participated in the India March for Science event in Kalburgi. Prof. G R Naik, Pro VC of Central University of Karnataka flagged off the March and spoke at the Public Meeting. Prof. Ramesh Londonkar, Chairman, Bio technology department, Gulbarga University, marched along also spoke at the meeting. Abhaya Diwakar (District President, Breakthrough Science Society) spoke on the occasion remembering the 75th year of Quit India Movement. The slogans in the march included Superstition, unscientific ideas, illiteracy and intolerance Quit India. The march was held from Mini Vidhana Soudha to Indira Smaraka Bhavana.