Over 200 supporters and activists of Peoples Movement against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) have decided to enter politics in a meeting held at Idinthakarai on Sunday.
The PMANE members are open for talks with Aam Admi Party provided they accept their demands which includes naming the party in Tamil, to announce their stand on nuclear energy policy, and to address the issues concerning the people of Tamil Nadu.
PMANE leader, SP Udayakumar told Express, “We have decided to take the movement against nuclear energy to the political arena. At first, we will negotiate with Aam Admi Party (AAP) about our conditions, particularly our position on nuclear energy and naming the party in Tamil. Our future course of action will depend on the talks.”
When asked about their move if Aam Admi Party did not accept their conditions, Udayakumar said, “We will face the election independently as a separate party if such a situation arises.”
The meeting was attended by Xavier Wash, Augustine, Amalathasan, Joseph, Bernard, Berkmans, Subash Fernando, Ganesan, Rajalingam, Lakshmi Manivannan, Kayas, Berlin, Ovari Anthony. Besides, Pushparayan, MP Nanmaran, Jeyakumar, Claret and Mugilan.
In this meeting held in Idinthakarai, around 200 leaders from different communities and villages of three districts- Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi and Kanniyakumari- participated and expressed their opinions.