Saturday, December 16, 2006

Journey of Savitri

Christians charged with tampering with Sri Aurobindo's works
Posted February 20, 2004
PONDICHERRY: Cases were filed in the Chief Judicial Magistrate court at Alipore, Kolkata, on August 28 against the trustees of Sri Aurobindo Ashram and others for tampering the works of Sri Aurobindo, particularly his magnum opus `Savitri'. According to a communication from Sri Aurobindo Ashram Beneficiaries Association, the accused are Manoj Dasgupta, Dr Dilip Dutta, Vedprakash Johar, Albert Patel (all trustees of Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust), Nirodbaran, Amal Kiran alias K.D Sethna, Peter Heehs, Richard Hartz, Ranganath and Mira Gupta. They have been charged with sections 420(cheating), 460(fruad) and 120 B (Criminal conspiracy) of IPC.

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