Gonds rally round fellow tribals protesting Chutka nuclear plant

Gond tribals and anti-nuclear activists took out a celebratory rally here after a public hearing, scheduled for Friday, on the Chutka Nuclear Power Project was indefinitely postponed by the Mandla Collector. They had threatened to picket the hearing on the environment impact assessment report, as they had received copies in English, and not in Hindi as they demanded. The project, on the drawing board since the 1980s, has been planned in a 497.73-hectare area in Narayanganj tehsil, on the banks of the Narmada. The area falls in a “high damage risk” seismic zone. Courtesy: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/gonds-rally-round-fellow-tribals-protesting-chutka-nuclear-plant/article4747143.ece

 

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