All India People’s Forum and People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) has appealed to all political parties to include in their manifesto assurances such as abandoning the nuclear power plants in Kudankulam, permanently closing Sterlite and dropping the proposed integrated container transshipment terminal in Kanyakumari district worth several thousand crores.
PMANE convener S P Udayakumar said that they had organized a public meeting to talk on these subjects at Palayamkottai in Tirunelveli district on March 1, the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi would take part in a government event and also address a public meeting in Kanyakumari district. “We have applied for permission for the meeting well ahead of the PM’s visit,” he said.
Stating that Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) units 1 and 2 were not functioning properly, he said that work was under way in full swing to establish units 3 to 6. Read More