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A passage to India

by Jeanne Rasata Contributions Published on Mar 01, 2012 06:32 AM
RMS was in India in January and February 2012.

Please fill out our form, so that we can contact you about future events in and around the cities RMS visited on his twelve-city tour: Kochi, Angamaly, Kanpur, Delhi, Ghaziabad, Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, Tiruchengode, Coimbatore, and Hyderabad.

Below are some photographic excerpts...

...from Guwahati, at the NEDFi Auditorium, North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd., G.S.Road, on 3 February:

(Photos courtesy of Anupam Sharma.)

...from Chennai, at the Student Activity Centre (SAC) of the Indian Institute of Technology, on 6 February, where a massive crowd showed up to hear him speak on free software, freedom, and education:

(Photos courtesy of free software supporters in Tamil Nadu.)

...from Tiruchengode, in the Silver Jubilee Conference Hall of K. S. Rangasamy College of Arts and Science (Autonomous), on 7 February, where the Mathematical Free Software User Group (MatFSUG) was inaugurated, in advance of RMS's speech "Free Software, Freedom, and Education," which 350 people came to hear him give:

(Photos courtesy of Dr. A Naseer Ahmed.)

...from Hyderabad, where RMS gave a talk hosted by Swecha on Internet freedom in the context of SOPA, PIPA, and ACTA, to over 1,500 industry people and academics from all across Andhra Pradesh:

(Photos courtesy of Narahari.)

Please see www.fsf.org/events for a full list of all of RMS's confirmed engagements, and contact rms-assist@gnu.org if you'd like him to come speak.

Thank you to everyone who helped make this tour a success!

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