Kolhapur (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 30 (ANI): The Kolhapur Court on Tuesday granted bail to Virendra Tawde, the main accused in Govind Pansare murder case. Also Read - Making India Proud! This Maharashtra Teacher Has Won a Whopping Rs 7 Crore Prize For Promoting Girls' Education | WATCH

Pansare, a Communist Party of India leader, was known for his rationalist views and was shot dead in Kolhapur on February 20, 2015. His wife too was injured in the attack. Also Read - Maharashtra MLC Election Results 2020: BJP Suffers Setback, Wins Only 1/6 Seats; Ruling MVA Coalition Wins 4

Tawde was also the key conspirator in the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar. Also Read - Rahul Gandhi Seems To Lack Consistency, Says NCP Chief Sharad Pawar

Narendra Dabholkar was shot dead on August 2013 while he was on a morning walk on the Omkareshwar bridge near the Balgandharva Rangamandir. (ANI)

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