Kolkata: Welcoming the "peace initiatives" of
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with Maoists, rights activist Binayak Sen Thursday said the move should get support from all.
"Whatever peace initiatives have been taken by the chief
minister with Maoists should receive support from all of us
and I am hopeful this will provide a fundamental benefit to
the society," Sen said.
He said he will be happy if the peace process becomes successful and "whatever support is relevant from our side, we`ll be happy to render."
Earlier at a seminar here, the public health specialist
alleged "state oppression" on the tribal population in some
provinces and said "stable famine condition" had been
prevailing in many tribal-dominated areas of the country where
malnutrition and lack of healthcare were prevalent.
On Anna Hazare phenomenon, he said people`s anger had
been turned into a movement.