A Tribute to Father Stan Swami

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A Tribute to Father Stan Swami

July 8 @ 4:30 pm 6:30 pm

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Date:
July 8
Time:
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Shaheed Smarak Qaisar Bagh Lucknow

In the Shaheed Memorial located in Lucknow, all social organizations, intellectuals and artists protested peacefully against the inhuman treatment of Father Stan Swami and his death in jail and paid tribute to him by lighting the candles.On 8 October 2020, Swami was arrested and charged by the National Investigation Agency under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, for his alleged role in the 2018 Bhima Koregaon violence and links to the Communist Party of India (Maoist). Swami Stan was suffering from Parkinson’s disease and had requested bail on medical grounds, which was rejected multiple times. While incarcerated, his health deteriorated and died on 5 July 2021.