Campaign to Boycott Coca-Cola in Kerala Begins
The Hindu
May 2, 2005

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 campaign.

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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