The Citizens of India oppose Genetically Modified Crops
  • Petitioned Dr. Manmohan SIngh

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PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA
Dr. Manmohan SIngh

The Citizens of India oppose Genetically Modified Crops

    1. Rachna Arora
    2. Petition by

      Rachna Arora

      Gurgaon, India

The same companies which promoted pesticides and chemical agriculture are now frantically peddling G.M. technology to third world countries.

India put a moratorium on the release of Bt Brinjal and GMOs because this technology is risky. Our Government and our PM in particular are bowing to the pressure from the American Government and the bio-tech industry to introduce GM Food for the consumption of Indian population. Instead of promoting sustainable and ecological agricultural practices, our government continues to spend tax payers money on fertilizer subsidies etc which fill up the coffers of American companies like Monsanto.

GM foods are known to cause adverse health impacts like  impaired immune system, damage to  kidneys and liver, stunted growth and  reproductive health impacts.

Bt Brinjal is unsafe and unfit for human consumption. Bt Brinjal contains anti-biotic resistant genes, which has serious public health implications.

No labelling,  liability, redressal and remediation regimes exist- You would not even know you are eating GM Food!  It is also not clear who will be held accountable, whether poor farmers and consumers will have to bear the brunt of the negative fallouts.

GM is an irreversible technology. Its absolutely impossible to withdraw a genetically modified crop from the eco system due to natural cross pollination processes which will corrupt  and destroy natural and organic plants and organisms.

Please sign the letter to PM Manmohan Singh now to register your opposition.

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    • puja gurung BANGALORE, INDIA
      • over 2 years ago

      Stop the systematic poisoning of our people and innocent children. Why is organic only available to those that can afford it? Is it only the poor who has to pay for everything in today's world? This is just one way of weakening and exterminating the "unwanted masses"

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    • RAJEEV PAL FARIDABAD, INDIA
      • over 2 years ago

      Dear Prime Minister! I'm sure you have been miss-guided by the so called well wishers of the Nation who are directly or indirectly fed by MNCs and biotech industries having none of the concern with Nation and its people. You please just think at your own level "How some one can use a product which haven't being proven to be safe for health and for the ecosystem of the Nation?"

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    • Saroshini Harinandansingh SCHIEDAM, NETHERLANDS
      • over 2 years ago

      Please stop with GMOs! It almost killed my whole family! If we hadn't figured out in time what was poisoning us, we would all be dead by dehydration (because taking GMOs into our system caused extreme diarrhea). The Western Medical System told us we were all stressed out and that we had irritable bowel syndrome. ALL OF US, how is that even possible! Please stop with GMOs!

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    • Sucharita Sen NEW DELHI, INDIA
      • over 2 years ago

      Have seen the disastrous effect of production of BT cotton seeds on child labour in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

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    • Gabrielle Felix CHARLESTON, SC
      • over 2 years ago

      To try to make/keep this world natural, clean & healthy for generations to come!!

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