On May 20th 2012 (Sunday), the An Urgent Appeal to the Conscience of the Nation on Koodankulam , signed by eminent Indians 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 etc. were released in New Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai.
In Mumbai, the appeal was released at 6.30 PM in Chaityabhoomi at Dadar by prominent human rights activist Binayak Sen and ilina sen and activist and documentary film-maker Anand Patwardhan. More than 70 people gathered in support of our freinds in Koondakulam.
The appeal 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.
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