SHILLONG: Meghalaya governor RS Mooshary today came under sharp criticism by the Khasi Students Union for advocating Uranium mining in the state.

The KSU termed as “ploy” the governor’s recent plea allowing speedy implementation of the long pending uranium mining in the belts of South West Khasi Hills for the sake of development of the under-developed uranium deposited villages. KSU’s South West Khasi Hills vice president R Bahun Sanglyne Basan said,“The governor is simply echoing the same words used by the central government” and wanted to know what had the central and state governments been doing to these villages in the past several years.