Kudankulam nuke row: 'Sometimes politics is too murky'

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Manmohan Singh
Onboard Air India, Dec 17: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on his way back to India after concluding three-day Russia visit, commented on various issues and the government efforts to negate all surrounding controversies.

PM has already nodded okay for Indo-Russian nuclear deal which is facing severe dissect by local Tamil groups and residents in Kudankulam. Mr Singh said, "We have gone out of our way to reassure people about safety of Kudankulam nuclear plant. Most believe agitation is overdone."

Expressing his confident, PM said, "I have been in touch with Tamil Nadu govt and I'm confident that good sense will prevail, sometimes politics is too murky."

When asked PM about the ongoing fight between Tamil Nadu and Kerala on Mullaperiyar issue, he said, "I believe that through dialogue the Mullaperiyar dispute can be sorted out between Kerala and TN. I have confidence in their leaders."

Mr Singh said that he hasn't spoken to Home Minister P Chidambaram, when asked about the media reports of Chidambaram indulged in conflict of interests.

"I became aware of this problem, Chidambaram's FIRs row, as I was leaving for Moscow. Haven't had time to talk to him. He has said he's not guilty," he added.

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