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 - Night Curfew, Sunday Lockdown: COVID Curbs Continue In These States Amid Cases | Check Guidelines

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 - Pics of 2 'Kissing' Owlets Delight The Internet, IFS Officer Calls it 'Pre-Wedding Photoshoot'

Tawde was also the key conspirator in the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar. Also Read - Maharashtra, Karnataka, 4 Others Among 'States of Concern', Centre Rushes Teams To Review Situation

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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