Although land has been allocated for a Coca Cola manufacturing plant in Erode District, no environment clearance has been accorded for it, the Tamil Nadu government told the state Assembly on Wednesday.
The one day hartal called by all political parties, barring AIADMK, in protest against the proposed Coca Cola plant at Perundurai evoked good response with most shops and business establishments remaining closed in the town and Chennimalai.
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.
Former Union Minister GK Vasan on Friday dismissed rumours of revival of Tamil Maanila Congress in Tamil Nadu, a party launched by his father late G K Moopanar in 1996, and said reports in this regard are just media hype.