Binayak Sen

 

The Urgent Appeal to the Conscience of the Nation on Koodankulam would be released tomorrow, May 20th 2012 (Sunday) at 6.30 PM in Mumbai’s Chaityabhoomi at Dadar by prominent human rights activist Binayak Sen and famous documentary film-maker Anand Patwardhan.

Anand Patwardhan

The appeal, endorsed by eminent Indian citizens like Prashant Bhushan, Vandana Shiva, Aruna Roy, Binayak Sen, Anand Patwardhan, Admiral Ramdas, Lalita Ramdas, Narayan Desai, Surendra Gadekar, EAS Sharma, Ilina Sen, Sandeep Pandey, Aruna Rodrigues, Praful Bidwai, P M Bhargava, Achin Vanaik, Gnani Sankaran urges ‘the conscience of the nation’ – the people of India – to demand that the government immediately stops intimidating and harassing peaceful protesters in Koodankulam and puts a moratorium on reactor projects in the country and engages all sections of Indian people democratically in a wider consultation on the expansion of nuclear energy.

This national appeal on Koodankulam would also be released at the India Gate in New Delhi on the same evening by environmentalist Vandana Shiva. Events to present the appeal before common people are being planned also in Kolkata, Pune, Hyderabad and Chennai.

Anuj Wankhede (91-9757475875) can be contacted in Mumbai for further information on Mumbai release and solidarity event.