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People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy will take anti nuclear fight to Supreme Court

People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy to appeal in apex court TNN | Sep 1, 2012,  MADURAI: People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) had decided to appeal in the Supreme Court against the Madras high court verdict giving the go ahead for the Kudankulam nuclear plant. PMANE coordinator S P Udayakumar, expressing disappointment over the verdict said that the high court judgment will be challenged in theapex court. “We will continue our fight for justice,” he said.

Villagers of Idinthakarai village wore a dejected look as the information about the judgment by a bench comprising Justices P Jyothimani and M Duraiswamy dismissing the batch of petitions against Kudankulam nuclear plant reached them. The villagers have been protesting against the nuclear plant for more than a year. Besides rallies and slogan shouting, the villagers were on a relay fast for the past several months.

“We had placed all our hope on the high court. Now, the only recourse for us is the Supreme Court. We will approach the Supreme Court,” said Udayakumar.

September 1, 2012 - Posted by | India, Legal

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