November 30th, 2011
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LDF will build new dam: VS

VS-in-MullaperiyarMullaperiyar: Kerala Opposition leader VS Achuthananthan declared that if the Court and the Government permits, LDF would be willing to shell out the money to build a new dam at Mullaperiyar.  LDF has the capacity to gather the necessary funds for the same.  The funds shall be collected by seeking donations from the people. He was talking to the media today morning prior to visiting the dam site with other LDF leaders.

“There is no other 116 year old dam in the world. The centre should get rid off their indiffrerent detached attitude. All political parties should unite to bring about a solution to this grave situation,” Mr Achuthananthan said. Former ministers AK Premachandran, C Divakaran, Mathew T Thomas, CPI state secretary C K Chandrappan, AK Sasindran, Ramachandran Kadannapilly, PC Thomas, LDF convener Vaikom Viswan are accompanying the opposition leader. The team would visit the dam today.

They would also meet those who are observing indefinite strike for a new dam and ES Bijimol MLA, who is observing a hunger strike. Bijimol strike entered the fourth day today. Under KPCC president Ramesh Chennithala’s leadership the UDF would also visit Mullaperiyar today.


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One Response to “ LDF will build new dam: VS ”

  1. Roopa

    When in power, where were you Mr. VS?


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