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Goodbye Stan! You were matchless

When I met him for an interview, he joked that I was talking to an anti-national. I said I was talking to Father Stan, the nation’s famous human rights activist. Subsequently, I continued getting news about him but I could never meet him, and regrettably, will never be able to. Ravi Prakash remembers Father Stan Swamy

A tall man dressed in trousers and a shirt or a T-shirt made of cheap-looking fabric, glasses perched on his nose, an old-fashioned watch hanging from his wrist and leather slippers on his feet. That summed up the appearance of Father Stan Swamy. Simple and unassuming yet deeply concerned about the broader social issues and fearless and outspoken. That summed up the personality of Father Stan Swamy

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About The Author

Ravi Prakash

Ravi Prakash is a senior independent journalist. He has been the editor at ‘Dainik Jagran’, ‘Prabhat Khabar’ and ‘I-Next’ newspapers

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