December 26th, 2011
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Mullaperiyar: Prof C P Roy ousted from Samara Samithi

Prof CP RoyIdukki: Prof CP Roy who was the Chairman of the Mullaperiyar Samara Samithi has been kicked out of the Samithi. The executive committee took a unanimous decision against CP Roy. Father Joy Nirapel has been appointed as the new chairman of the Samithi. C P Roy had stated that there was no need of a new dam and instead suggested an alternative solution that would benefit both the states. This declaration was made yesterday.

CP Roy even wrote a letter to the Prime Minister mentioning an alternate solution to the Mullaperiyar dam issue. This infuriated the other members in the Samara Samithi who opposed his stand.However, they refrained from taking any action against him when he declared that the views expressed in the letter were his own personnel views.Today while speaking to Doolnews C P Roy reiterated the points he made yesterday and declared that the Mullaperiyar agitation had come to an end. Following his declarations made today the Samithi took action against him. CP Roy stated that this decision was unexpected. The Samara Samithi and people of Chappath organized protests and raised slogans  against Prof CP Roy.

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