Uranium mining: Parties opt KSU line

National and regional parties contesting the March 3 Meghalaya Assembly polls toe the Khasi Students' Union (KSU) in opposing the proposed Uranium Mining in West Khasi Hills district. The KSU called an all-party meeting today to question the political parties' stand on the vexed uranium mining issue in West Khasi Hills district. The BJP, NCP, UDP, KHNAM and the HSPDP attended the meeting. The UDP sent a letter of support in the opposition to the proposed uranium mining, while the Congress and the MDP abstain from the meeting.