Mullaperiyar: TN MP sits on fast inside Parliament

An MP from Tamil Nadu on Wednesday sat on a fast inside Parliament House complex demanding that PM`s ontevation on Mullaperiyar dam.

Last Updated: Dec 07, 2011, 22:37 PM IST

New Delhi: An MP from Tamil Nadu on Wednesday sat on a fast inside Parliament House complex demanding that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh intervenes and stops Kerala from constructing a new dam near the Mullaperiyar dam.
Thol Thirumavalavan of the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi
launched the fast in the morning condemning Kerala`s attitude
in the Mullaperiyar dam issue.
The MP demanded that Singh intervenes in the issue
immediately and prevents Kerala from constructing a new dam
near the 116-year-old structure.

DMK MPs like Tiruchi Siva joined the fast and expressed
solidarity with Thirumavalavan.

PTI