Kudankulam activists seek support of Mamata
Chennai: After launching a series of agitational programmes against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, anti-nuclear activists have now sought the support of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, saying she took "bold and courageous stand" against the Haripur nuclear project in her state.
"After all, you are the only leader who has taken a bold and courageous stand against the Haripur nuclear project in Purba Medhinipur district in West Bengal," People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE), spearheading the stir, said in a letter to Banerjee.
The letter signed by SP Udayakumar, who is leading the stir, and three others said that to save the people, the country needed the intervention of "thoughtful, caring and creative leaders such as yourself" and requested Banerjee to visit the Idinthakarai, the focal point of their stir.
Noting that Banerjee fought for the people at Nandigram and Singur and "people all over India are thankful for your stand against FDI in retail sector," PMANE welcomed her recent statement "I will go everywhere in India to protect the Indian business, the farmers, the labourers and the people of India."
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik returns home from Rio to grand welcome!
- Rahul Gandhi takes U-turn, says never blamed RSS for Gandhi's assassination
- Secret documents on Indian Navy's Scorpene-class submarine leaked
- PM Modi's photos, Indian flags raised during massive protests in Balochistan
- Did India become victim of Scorpene submarine conspiracy?
- Kangana Ranaut turns GORGEOUS showstopper for Tarun Tahiliani at Lakme Fashion Week—Pics inside!
- This Russian cat adopts baby monkey after his mother abandons him – Watch inspirational video!
- Centre must explain Scorpene submarines leak, says Congress
- 10 hot features of Google Android Nougat Operating System
- Teresa Giudice slammed for bikini pics of underage daughters