Moily criticises BJP govt for attacks on churches

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Manipal, Oct 5 (UNI) Chairman of Central Administrative Reform Commission (RAC) and AICC-I Media Cell Chief M Veerappa Moily today strongly demanded that the BJP government in Karnataka 'should not give power of attorney to any individual or communal forces to disturb communal harmony and peace for attacking the places of worship of minority section.

On the sidelines of a function here referring to the recent attacks on churches in several parts of Karnataka and Orissa and some other states he told press persons that the human rights should be protected.

"Our country should not be troubled by such sort of communal terrorism," he said.

Mr Moily asserted that the Indo-US nuclear deal was very relevant and would beneficial to the country in future in power production.

He said that India was the second largest and fastest growing economy in the world. The Indo-US nuclear agreement was not only the gesture of energy security of the country but also would provide opportunity to grab the most of the technology that was denied during the last 35 years.

The agreement is as important as the liberty that was procured in 1947, he opined.

Criticising the comments by the opposition parties on the agreement, Mr Moily defended that it was in the best interest of the country that the agreement had been reached between the two countries through which one lakh employment could be generated per one Nuclear power generation plant.

India had great source of Uranium deposits which could be exclusively utilised for generation of nuclear power, he said.

Indian Nuclear plants were more safe and with the agreement it could also conduct nuclear tests without any regulation, he said.

Mr Moily said nuclear horizon will usher a new horizon in the country by 2012.

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