Activists of People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE), in a letter, have conveyed that their struggle against the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant is still going on, and one should not think that it is lost or over. I am presenting a letter addressed to me by the activists who are present at ground zero, waiting for answers to their queries from the government.
We are people of Kudankulam region in Thirunelveli district in southern Tamil Nadu. In case you have forgotten us, we have been opposing the Kudankulam Nuclear power Plant, not because some foreigners are paying us to do this, but because it threatens our very survival.
The day the Madras High Court announced its recent verdict, it is the small kids in the primary school who responded first with cries and shouts about the injustice. I realize that we cannot reassure them beyond a point. I dare not think of the babies born now or those yet to be born.
September 10 morning, I woke up from a dream hearing the loud and clear slogans of Xavieramma, as I heard her on August 15 that was observed as Black day when she shouted one of the first writings on her notebook - 'we will restore, we will restore India's democracy.'