Vol. 6 | Issue 8 | November 2012
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Nuke-power orFreedom Choice is Yours!
The high-handedness adopted against protestors of the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant makes a mockery of democracy and freedom
Proclaiming that ‘bread is more important than freedom’, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi imposed Emergency in June 1975, extinguishing democracy and fundamental rights. The reverberating voice of Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan thundered in retort: “Freedom became one of the beacon lights of my life and it has remained so ever since…. Above all, it meant freedom of the human personality, freedom of the mind, freedom of the spirit. This freedom has become a passion of my life and I shall not see it compromised for bread, for security, for prosperity, for the glory of the state or for anything else.”............READ MORE