A hot topic across Tamil Nadu has been the sterlite protests that have been going on for months now with the latest leading to tragic events at Tuticorin last week. Among the many who had lashed out at the Tamil Nadu government for not resorting to an amicable solution with violence on the common public taking way, actor turned politician Kamal Haasan was one of the first people to oppose every step of the series of events since then.

With the backlash to the violence at the sterlite protests turning bigger by the day, the Tamil Nadu government had arrived at a landmark decision yesterday to permanently close the Sterlite Copper unit in Tuticorin following which Kamal Haasan issued a statement in a series of tweets on his Twitter page.

The Makkal Needhi Maiam leader tweeted:

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