Campaign to Boycott Coca-Cola in Kerala Begins
PALAKKAD: The campaign to boycott Cola products in the district from
May 15 began at the Perumatty grama panchayat where the Coca-Cola
bottling unit is located, on Sunday.
The campaign, launched at Vandithavalam town in Chittur, was led by
Perumatty panchayat president A. Krishnnan. All the panchayat members
along with the Anti-Coca Cola Campaign Committee leaders Mylamma,
Vilayodi Venugopal, Velur Swaminathan and others took part in the
The campaign in other panchayats of the district will be launched
on May 5. The panchayat president said traders had promised not to
sell Cola products from May 15.
Meanwhile, the Janata Dal secretary general, K. Krishnankutty, said
a defence committee to conduct the case against the Hindustan Coca-Cola
Beverages Private Ltd. in the Supreme Court would be formed at a meeting
at Perumatty panchayat office on May 20.
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