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A Paradise Lost: Tribes of Jharkhand Fight against Uranium Mines – A Report on the Impacts of New Uranium Mines in Jharkhand

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Dear Friends,

The Coalition for Nuclear Disarmamenta and Peace(CNDP) invites you to a discussion of a new report on the health and environmental impacts of Uranium mining by the Uranium COrporation of India Limited(UCIL) in Jadugoda, Jharkhand.

A Paradise Lost: Tribes of Jharkhand Fight against Uranium Mines – A Report on the Impacts of New Uranium Mines in Jharkhand, documents the impacts of new uranium mines on the Adivasis and the environment. The study brings out the hidden agenda of state as well as unravels the socio-economic disparities emanating from displacement. The study also brings out the tragic effect of the radiation, which is kept under wraps, impacting not only Adivasis but also the people who live close to the mines for generations to come.

Tarun Kanti Bose and PT George have done meticulous study and surveys in the area to compile this report. The authors will discuss their findings in detail. The discussion will be led by Praful Bidwai, eminent columnist, environmentalist and anti-nuclear activist.

Date: June 5, 2013.
Time: 5.30 pm.
Venue: INSAF Office, 124 A/6, Second Floor Katwaria Sarai.
Contact: Kumar Sundaram (9810556134)

Looking forward to your presence at this important event.

With best regards

Sundaram

9810556134

 

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Intercultural Resources is a forum for research and political intervention on issues related to the impacts and alternatives to destructive development. Our effort draws upon the social, cultural, material and intellectual resources that have been generated in the course of dialogues between people of different cultures on questions of social justice, development and self-rule. We are of the view that dialogue can sustain plurality and open possibilities for recovery of the ground lost on account of inter-cultural alienation, which is manifest in a variety of forms of violence that we encounter everyday at different levels of social life. Intercultural Resources is based in Delhi, India. Email: ihpindia@gmail.com

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