SIPCOT residents rally against Chemplast project; pledge to fight until plan is scrapped

Cuddalore, 6 January 2007: More than 300 residents of SIPCOT Cuddalore today participated in a rally against Chemplast PVC plant in their area. The residents walked from Sangolikuppam village to Semmankuppam bus stop where they held a public meeting. Mr. Mangaiyar Selvam of Liberation Tigers of Fisherfolk and Mr. Kolathur Mani of Thanthai Periyar Dravida Kazhagam were special guests who spoke to the people and urged them to unite and fight against toxic facilities in their area.

SIPCOT residents have resolved to fight against the proposed PVC plant and engage in a continuous struggle till the permissions for the plant is revoked.