India March for Science, Kolkata

The Marchers assembled in front of the Rajabazar Science College at 3PM. The eminent scientists Prof. Amitabha Datta, Chairman, Advisory Board of IMFS Kolkata Organizing Committee, Prof. Amitabha Raychoudhury, Professor, Calcutta University, Prof. Dhruba Mokhopadhyay, President of Breakthrough Science Society, and Dr. Nilesh Maity, Secretary of the IMFS Kolkata Organizing Committee briefly addressed the gathering and explained the purpose of the March. Then Prof. Amitabha Raychoudhury flagged off the March. It proceeded through Sealdah station and Moulali Crossing to reach Esplanade. A delegation comprising Professor Dhruba Mukhopadhyay, Professor Anindita Bhadra, Professor Sugata Roy, Professor Ayan Banerjee and Professor Nilesh Maiti went to the Raj Bhavan to submit a memorandum to the Governor. In the meantime Dr. Debabrata Bera, Professor Pradipta Bandopadhyay, Professor Anindiata Bhadra, Shri Subrata Gouri (Vice-President, BSS West Bengal), Shri Arghya Das (Resaerch Scholar) addressed the Marchers at Esplanade. The March ended when the delegation returned from Raj Bhavan.

Professor Nilesh Maity, Convener, IMFS Kolkata addressing the scientists and science loving people

Professor Amitabha RayChaudhury flag off the India March for Science Kolkata

Scholar holds a demand at India March for Science Kolkata

India March for Science Kolkata at Esplanade

The front banner of India March for Science Kolkata