Monday, May 08, 2006

Narmada Protest at TISS convocation

During the TISS graduation ceremony, presided over by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, ex TISS student Simprit Singh sneaked into the convocation hall and protested against the dam. He unfurled a banner "Development or destruction? A question from Narmada, Mumbai Slums, Kalinga Nagar, Bhopal, Plachmada,Kashmir.".
A Mumbai Mirror report is here.

Many toppers marched to the podium in black badges and black ribbons to accept their certificates and awards. They were protesting against the government’s role in the Narmada Bachao Andolan and Bhopal gas tragedy.

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