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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