Ravi Shankar backs n-deal

July 10th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS  

New York, July 10 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Thursday came out in favour of the India-US nuclear deal, saying it can “augment sustainable energy sources”. In a statement from Seattle, Ravi Shankar urged Indian political parties to “rise above political differences” and support the contentious deal.

“At a time when the country is faced with severe energy shortage, the government has negotiated a nuclear deal with the US which can augment sustainable energy sources. All parties must support the deal that is beneficial to the country,” he said.

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