Foreign funding for NGOs: BJP seeks white paper

Madurai: BJP has demanded that the Centre come out with a ‘white paper’ on the issue of non-government organizations getting foreign funds and “working against public interest.”

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had indicated that some NGOs were protesting against the Koodankulam Nuclear Project at the instance of some foreign organizations, P. Muralidhar Rao, BJP National Secretary told reporters after attending the party’s state level meeting last night.

Singh had in an interview to a magazine hinted that protests around Koodankulam were often funded by some NGOs based in the United States and Scandinavian countries.

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