Pushpa Mittra Bhargava

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Pushpa Mittra Bhargava (22 February 1928 – 1 August 2017) was an Indian scientist, writer, and administrator. He founded the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, a federally funded research institute, in Hyderabad. He was outspoken and highly influential in the development of scientific temper in India, and argued that scientific rationalism needed to be cultivated as a civic duty.[1][2]

Bhargava died on 1 August 2017, aged 89 at Hyderabad, India.[3]

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  1. http://www.thehindujobs.com/thehindu/jobs/0104/05180014.htm
  2. "About CCMB > Profile". Ccmb.res.in. 1977-04-01. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
  3. "Pushpa Bhargava, Scientist And Activist, Dies At 89". The Hindu. August 2017. Retrieved 2017-08-03.