Pitching for use of nuclear power in Tamil Nadu, Tamil Maanila Congress president GK Vasan on Saturday said both the Central and state governments should explain its benefits to the people and ensure it does not affect the common man.
Putting at rest reports of him having invited former Union Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram to join his newly revived Tamil Maanila Congress, its chief G K Vasan on Wednesday said such news was totally false.
Tamil Nadu can get minimum 18 tmc ft of water for irrigation under the Pandiyaru-Punnampuzha scheme, pending since 1967, if the state government holds a meeting with Kerala over the issue, Tamil Maanila Congress President G K Vasan said here today.
Former Union minister GK Vasan on Friday formally launched his new political party Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar), billing it as a departure from the traditional high command culture followed in his erstwhile Congress and flaying its style of functioning.
With former Union Minister G K Vasan, who recently broke away from Congress, all set to launch his political party on November 28, his representatives have approached the Election Commission to register the name for the new outfit.
Former Union Minister G K Vasan is out of a trust that runs party properties, including state headquarters Satyamurthy Bhavan which was under Tamil Maanila Congress's control during 1996-2002, a senior Congress leader said.
The already depleted Congress seems headed for a setback with former Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan on Saturday giving ample indications of breaking away from the party and reviving the erstwhile Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC).
Toughening his stance against the Congress high command, former Union Shipping Minister GK Vasan on Saturday gave ample indications of breaking away from the party and reviving the erstwhile Tamil Maanila Congress.