Former President of BJP Gujarat unit Rajendra Singh Rana has written a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh demanding the withdrawal of the NIOH study on Endosulfan.
Thousands of workers engaged in manufacturing units of Endosulfan in India had taken out a huge rally in Bhavnagar yesterday and submitted a memorandum to the district collector that sought immediate withdrawal of report on Endosulfan published by the Ahmedabad-based National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOH).
"The NIOH report is flawed. I'm in complete agreement with what the workers have to say on this. Infact, I have already made representation to the Prime Minister and concerned Union Ministers of health and environment demanding immediate withdrawal of the report," Rana said.
The NIOH report titled Report Of The Investigation Of Unusual Illness allegedly produced by the Endosulfan exposure in Padre village of Kasargode district in north Kerala had raised questions on the health hazards from the usage of Endosulfan, a broad spectrum, contact insecticide.
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