Scientists, activists and farmer’s associations demand removal of a GM researcher.

The Alliance for Sustainable and Holistic Agriculture has sought action against Dr. K. C. Bansal, head of India’s gene bank for making a fraudulent claim on filing a patent on brinjal to obtain a leading award in 2009.

A letter was sent to Sharad Pawar condemning Dr. Bansal’s actions as unethical and unscientific and requested that the Indian Council of Agriculture institute an inquiry into the patent claim.

India’s Supreme Court recently recommended a 10 year moratorium on field testing of and the actions of fraudulent claims by India’s leading scientists the vital necessity of the moratorium.


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