Kolkata 14, February 2007
Venue: Seva Kendra, 52B Radhanath Chowdhury Road, Kolkata 700015, Phone 23290381
National Meet Against Nuclear Power
Given the alarming proposal for a nuclear cluster to be sited at Haripur in West Bengal, and the looming threat of nuclear wave in India, a national level meeting has been organised in Kolkata on 14 February 2007. Resource persons and participants from all over India will share their views on the relevant issues. The meeting will be followed by a trip to Haripur on
15 – 16th February.
You are cordially requested to attend the meeting and the trip to convey your solidarity to the struggling people of Haripur and contribute towards development of a solidarity / coordination against nuclear power in India.
All those who are connected with struggles against nuclear power and its disastrous impacts, in whatever ways, are earnestly requested to immediately get in touch with the host committee with all relevant suggestions and confirm their participation.
Venue: Seva Kendra, 52B Radhanath Chowdhury Road, Kolkata 700015, Phone 23290381 (beside Loreto Convent in Convent Road. It is about 2 Km from Sealdah Station, about 6 Km from Howrah Station and about 7 Km from Kolkata Airport)
I. Meeting Against Nuclear Power (Presentation and Discussion)
10 00 Am – 5. 00 PM
II. Strategy Meeting of all-India activists 06. 30 PM – 09 00 PM
A collective trip to Haripur
Departure for Haripur at 15th morning 7.00 AM. Come back to Kolkata by 2.00 PM.
Press Conference from 3 PM – 5PM
Outstation participants will be provided accomodation at Seva Kendra from 13th afternoon to 15th morning and at Contai on 15th night. (If anyone intends to stay 16th overnight, he/she is requested to intimate earlier.)
* Trip to Haripur will be arranged by the organisers.
* Outstation Travel support cannot be provided in absence of fund.
1. Senior anti nuclear activists, environment activists and concerned eminent personalities including from scientist community from West Bengal and other parts of the country will be present.
2. Those who are interested to present papers on any aspect of the relevant issue are requested to submit Abstracts (within 300 words) immediately. They may submit the full texts within 10th February, 2007.
This will help us to organize the meet in a better way.
3. Interested persons may go through the attached file for a brief background.
Here is an urgent appeal:
We are short of funds required to organize the event. So, do please contribute generously and appeal to others for such contribution . Please appreciate the fact that we, a handful of acitivist-citizens, are taking on the entire Indian nuclear establishment and their mentors around the planet. This would not be possible without the help of the like-minded people.
Contribution may be sent by draft (payable at Kolkata) or by cheque in favour of:
"Society for Direct Initiative for Social and Health Action" immediately.
To be sent to:
20/4 Sil Lane
PLEASE CONFIRM YOUR PARTICIPATION AND SEND YOUR CONTACT PHONE NUMBER IMMEDIATELY.
Also Please forward this invitation to your contacts.
Pradip Datta / Gautam Sen
Anti Nuclear Forum
CNDP West Bengal,
Sujoy Basu / Harekrisna Debnath
Safe Energy and Environment,
National Fishworkers' Forum
Gautam Sen Phone No.: 2465 2507, 9433882799
email: sengautam AT hotmail.com
Office of the Anti-Nuclear Forum:
C/O Disha (P.P: Santanu Chacraverti Phone:23283989)
email: antinuclearforum AT gmail.com