Guj villagers protest against nuclear plant

Environment activists and villagers near Mithi Virdi of Bhavnagar district have intensified their protests against the proposed setting up of a 6,000 megawatt nuclear power plant in the area.Ever since the Mithi Virdi site was selected for the proposed nuclear power plant in 2007, residents of five villages had been opposing the idea as the area is very fertile bearing multiple crops and fruits.Residents of five villages ~ Mithi Virdi, Jaspara, Mandva Khadarpur and Sosiya ~ had been protesting against the move to acquire 777 hectares of their land for the proposed nuclear power plant.

via The Statesman: Guj villagers intensify protest against nuclear plant.


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