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Anand Patwardhan

Anand Patwardhan is a documentary filmmaker.

Why is Faisal Khan, a human rights activist, in prison for an act of peace?
Sat, Dec 05, 2020

What explains Hindutva’s rage against Faisal and the Khudai Khidmatagars? The clue, once more, lies in the past.

A lesser-known narrative of Ayodhya from 1857 — and the dispute
Wed, Dec 04, 2019

Records show that back in 1856-57, Hindus led by Baba Ram Charan Das and Muslims led by a local Muslim landlord of Ayodhya, Achhan Khan, decided to maintain communal harmony and made a pact to pray within the temple-mosque site in two demarcated portions.

Ethics is the answer
Tue, Apr 25, 2017

We need liberation theologists, like Ambedkar and Gandhi, who can help people discard the worst features of their inherited religious culture and replace them with ethical interpretations

You keep the cow’s tail
Fri, Aug 26, 2016

A post card from Una, Gujarat, August 15

The courtroom farce in Chhattisgarh
Sat, Apr 04, 2009

A personal account of satyagraha against the baseless persecution of Binayak Sen