Mullaperiyar Dam - ‘Save Kerala’ social gathering at Kochi gets mass support

Keeping the slogans high ‘ Rebuild Mullaperiyar Dam’ - ‘Save Kerala’, a social gathering at marine drive in Kochi organized by the ‘Save Mullaperiyar Save Kerala’ Facebook group has really shed light to an upcoming disaster being which people in Kerala might have to face in the coming future. Let this be the first foot step for our desire to live.

The constitution of India guarantees all citizens the right to live. But while the people sense insecurity what should they do? Should they keep mum or should they rise their voice? But what happens when the people themselves feel insecure?
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Unresolved Mullaperiyar Dam issue connected to the two states again got the public attention. But this time the people of Kerala are more concerned about the dam as fresh tremors are being reported every day. Mild tremors which were felt in parts of Idukki and Kottayam cannot be ignored. The quakes have brought fear in the minds of people who are having sleepless nights from few months. From the recent studies Idukki had been considered to be a seismically active zone. As there forecast of more tremors (might be more severe), Mullaperiyar Dam would become a 'water bomb'. Facing a tough time, the public urge the government to take steps to make them believe that they feel secure.

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Social media networks have played a huge role in uniting people and to bring social issues to the forefront. Active groups in Facebook which have come forward urging the government to take firm action to resolve the mullaperiyar issue is getting mass support. On 25th November 'Save Mullaperiyar' – 'Save Kerala' facebook group which initiated a social gathering at Marine drive in Kochi has proved to be a success, giving positive energy for the organizers to have more active programmes for really a good cause.

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The candlelight vigil which started at 5.30 witnessed hundreds of youngsters flocking in to the place holding placards and reciting slogans ' Protect our right to live' 'Water for Tamilnadu, Security for Kerala' and much more. The social gathering was inaugurated by Justice V.R Krishnayyar. Hibi Eaden MLA also was present at the occasion. Giving full support to the Young bloods from Malayalam movie industry Reema Kallungal, Aju Varghese, Nevin Pauly also attend the gathering giving full support to the future programmes of the team.

The 'Save Kerala' which started their campaign through facebook is now getting huge support from people from around the globe. The team is planning of various programs aiming at convincing the people of the upcoming danger. Let this group of young blood keep moving forward with the slogan "Let us Live".

(This article has been written compiling the information collected from various sources. We have taken photos from different sources with out prior request only to make people aware about the problem connected with Mullaperiyar Dam. If this article misses any thing please share your views here. )

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Author: Aneesh Haridas01 Dec 2011 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 2

This is a major issue. We are facing a critical condition here. And the people here in fear of Death at any time. But always in India such circumstances they wont mind. The GOVT also will come after the disaster. Here our GOVT and Oppositions, all are with us, but still we could not be able to make out.

The Hold of Tamilnadu Govt in such a powerful that wont allow us to the further.
And this is the time to speak out all Keralians to fight for our Land safety. Be together and ROAR for the right,

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