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Koodankulam: the inconsolable grief of Pushparayan

Koodankulam December 15, 2013 at 4:47 pm 1 comment

Anitha S. | The distance that Pushparayan could not travel on 12th night will be the longest for all peace loving citizens. The inconsolable grief of Pushparayan and his family along with friends all over the world who dream of a nuclear- free world will be a dark page in the history of India’s democracy.

Continued seige in Koodankulam: anti-nuclear activist barred from attending father’s funeral

We express our sincere condolences at the sad demise of Mr. M Pushparayan’s father Mr. Mahiban Victoria. Pushparayan has been a leading activist of the people’s nonviolent struggle in Koodankulam against the ill-conceived and unsafe nuclear power project. It is heartbreaking to see Mr. Pushparayan not being able to attend his father’s last rites as he cannot move out of the Idinthakarai village, fearing immediate arrest by the police. It is shocking that over 200 police personnel were deployed at the funeral of Mr. Pushparayan’s father in Tuticorin to arrest him if he joins. Almost the entire village of Idinthakarai, which has been the centre of peaceful anti-nuclear protests, is declared criminal and people can’t move out.

Koodankulam anti-nuke activist threatened by Hindu fundamentalists

Koodankulam anti-nuke activist threatened by Hindu fundamentalists

According to a latest report on IBN Live: “People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) representative M Pushparayan on Friday lodged a complaint with the City Police Commissioner alleging that he and his family were facing threat to their lives. Pushparayan, also the State government nominee to the Koodankulam panel, stated inRead More