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Setu samudran [shipping canal project] has been approved by the Government of India In this project Palk Gulf and Gulf Mennar will be linked by making a shipping canal through Rameshwaram Island. This will allow ships and boats to navigate in the passage between India and Sri Lanka without having to circle Sri Lanka (as is being done currently). This may save about 400 nautical miles voyage on the East coast.


This project will connect the National Sea Route. It will also connect National highways. The length of the sea route for ships will be shortened by this canal. Rs. 21 crore per year for fuel expenditure of ships will be saved. Today India imports a big quantity of crude oil. Saving of fuel will save foreign currency. The time taken by ships will also decrease by 16 hours, therefore the number of ships navigating is also expected to increase.

Also Southern part of the country will grow at a faster pace. Tuticorin port and other smaller ports will be benifited. There are so many other benefits also in it. Please do not let this project down because of the pressure from religious fundamentalists.

Also there are so many unethical ways followed by the religious fundamentalists to stop this project at any cost. One such is saying that there is a man maded structure and it was confirmed by NASA. But NASA has distant itself from this and has denied that it has said that the bridge like structure is in fact a natural formation. See the folowing link to nasa webpage.
http://images.jsc.nasa.gov/luceneweb/caption_direct.jsp?photoId=STS056-78-083

Still our media are propogating the idea put forth by the religious fundamentalists.


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  • 21 November 2015200. Kavisree Camacho
    Be Indian
  • 13 November 2015199. Karthik Oneill
    I support this petition
  • 14 October 2015198. John D
    Need Sethusamuthiram immediately
  • 19 August 2015197. Nihtyan Villa
    vrey good project
  • 04 August 2015196. Sajulie V
    just think about the ecosystem of the sea and what will happen if any damege comes to the ship in the middle of the sea,the valuable organisms in the sea. lakhs of aquatic life will become extlnt. our country could never compensate it.so please save our e
  • 11 July 2015195. Charles Ryan
    I support this petition
  • 23 May 2015194. Manish S
    Please don drop the project. It will add more value to the indian economy. It will be a more prominent cultural heritage than the imaginery Ram bridge.
  • 31 March 2015193. L Ka
    its a good project if we are doing.
  • 18 March 2015192. Sundaravadiveal Curry
    I support this petition
  • 24 February 2015191. Rufus Stevenson
    please dont drop the project
  • 29 January 2015190. Vijay Deleon
    I support this petition
  • 06 January 2015189. Keerthi Andrews
    go for it..
  • 23 December 2014188. Sakthikumar S
    Plz take necessary actions to finish it fast
  • 23 November 2014187. Sitaram Barry
    save sethu
  • 15 November 2014186. Rajasekar Dorsey
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  • 23 October 2014185. Satishkumar Larsen
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  • 19 October 2014184. Aravind Cordova
    please proceed this project
  • 29 September 2014183. Ravindran Terrell
    I support this petition
  • 06 September 2014182. Vigneshwaran Rodriguez
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  • 22 July 2014181. Saravanan S
    its a good project
  • 13 May 2014180. Arun R
    As a citizen of india i don't want a economic to be stopped by name of god. How many years we can say we are in developing nation, when are we going to be develped nation???? iam more concerned about human life than animal life... Political parties please
  • 10 May 2014179. Saravanan Marshall
    I support this petition
  • 17 March 2014178. Kumaresan Summers
    It is must for india's security, internal water transport and development of south India
  • 26 February 2014177. Senthil D
    Construct it fast
  • 02 January 2014176. Murugan Calhoun
    I support this petition
  • 26 December 2013175. Sathish Howe
    Implement the project immediately
  • 08 November 2013174. Arunkumar Cowan
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