"More than an actor, I am a human being, a Tamilian, " he said.
Makkal Neethi Maiyam chief Kamal Haasan asked "What is the necessity to put up the plant near residential and agricultural zone?.to say that the location is close to the port is not acceptable".
Earlier Kamal Haasan, who launched his political party Makkal Needhi Maiam in February in a press conference had said that he won't let the Sterlite copper plant turn into another Bhopal and will join the public in the protest for its closure.
The company had thrown open the plant premises to Kamal to "visit and see for himself, learn the true situation about the environment and health concerns, and to gather facts about the official clearances for the expansion project", said Esakkiappan, head of public relations at the plant, adding, "He did not come, but has chosen to deliver the script written by the vested interests". "The injustice meted out to you is the cruel face of greediness, " he said hitting out at Sterlite.
If the government failed to do that, people would do that, " he said.
Sterlite Copper's unit was shutdown on 29 March for 15 days for "maintenance work". "Why are they not giving this money to the poor affected people instead?"
Meanwhile, the anti-Sterlite campaigners have succeeded in taking the stir to the neighbouring Pandarampatti village and also got the supporters to hold a rally in Chennai demanding the closure of the copper smelting plant. With two of Tamil Nadu's biggest stars coming together for the cause of the protestors, the administration is likely to respond. But the company went to the NGT which gave conditional clearance.
A leading copper producer, Sterlite Copper represents the copper unit of Vedanta Limited which operates a 400,000 tonnes per annum plant in Tuticorin.
Superstar Rajinikanth has wondered why the AIADMK-led State Govt. hasn't been taking appropriate action for so long with respect to the protest against Sterlite Industries in Tuticorin District.
Insiders own 1.49% of the company's stock. $143,828 worth of stock was sold by Marriott Stephen Blake on Friday, March 9. It fall, as 39 investors sold MSFT shares while 1012 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 26 raised stakes.
With McKinney leaving the game on Saturday that now makes four outfielders that are now hurt and/or on the DL for the Yankees . As of this writing, 71% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Blue Jays to win on the money line.
The protests have spread to multiple villages in south Kashmir. "Among the militants killed are Ishfaq Malik and Rayees Thokar ". CRPF , 44 Rashtriya Rifles and Zainpora police cordoned off the area after receiving inputs that terrorists were hiding there.
Where it is possible, Philippa Craddock will use flowers and plants that are in season and blooming naturally in May. Harry and Meghan have decided that after the wedding the flowers will be given to different charities.
Linking the future of the 24-year-old trade deal to Trump's border wall plan has never been among USA negotiating objectives. In a flow-up tweet, he added: "These big flows of people are all trying to take advantage of DACA".
A memorandum to this effect was handed over to BJP President Amit Shah who is in the city on a two-day whirlwind tour. Shah also visited Chamundi Hills in Mysuru and met Suttur's Shivaratri Deshikendra Swamiji at JSS Math.
Stoke head to the Emirates still searching for their first-ever Premier League victory over Arsenal at the stadium. But even Europa League success will still be deemed by some as not enough to keep Wenger in the dugout.
This will allow the sun to come out and increase temperatures into the upper 40s, melting our snow away very quickly. The low pressure will continue to bring scattered heavy rain on Tuesday , with the risk of hail and thunder locally.
It also advised them to review their credit and debit card accounts to monitor for unusual transactions or activity. The breach comes at a hard time for Saks and Lord & Taylor, and retailers more generally.
Militants fired upon the security forces, turning the search operation into an encounter, a police official said. "He was killed. The government has ordered all schools and colleges to remain shut in Kashmir as tensions have escalated all over the Valley.
Israeli defence minister rejects calls for Gaza inquiry
A majority of Gaza's 2 million residents are refugees of the 1948 war that surrounded Israel's creation, or their descendants. In anticipation of the mass demonstrations, Israel had deployed thousands of troops along the border.