Jaitapur: Stage set for showdown

Video-Beschreibung von timesnowonline – 13.07.2011

Protests have now intensified at the Jaitapur nuclear power plant site over action taken by Congress workers. People are now complaining of not being able to agitate peacefully and have demanded for the right to protest against the proposed nuclear plant.

The Hindu – Mumbai, Juli 13, 2011

Left demands suspension of work at Jaitapur nuke project

The Left parties on Wednesday demanded immediate suspension of work at the proposed 9900 mw Jaitapur nuclear power project and said it favoured an independent review of existing nuclear installations in the country.

Addressing a press conference, CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat and CPI leader D. Raja, who visited Jaitapur on Tuesday, asked the government to do away with imported nuclear plants which they said were costly and will come up with EPR (European Pressurised Reactor) technology, which has not been tested anywhere in the world. …