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BJP demands white paper on issue of NGOs getting foreign funds

BJP has demanded that the centre come out with a 'white paper' on the issue of non-governmental orgaganisations getting foreign funds and "working against public interest."

india Updated: Feb 29, 2012 12:21 IST
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BJP has demanded that the centre come out with a 'white paper' on the issue of non-governmental orgaganisations getting foreign funds and "working against public interest."


Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had indicated that some NGOs were protesting against the Koodankulam Nuclear Project at the instance of some foreign organisations, P. Muralidhar Rao, BJP national secretary told reporters after attending the party's state level meeting here last night.

Singh had in an interview to a magazine hinted that protests around Koodankulam were often funded by some NGOs based in the United States and Scandinavian countrie

The Prime Minister's statement mujst be based on some authentic information, Rao added.

First Published: Feb 29, 2012 12:17 IST