Siege at Kudankulam nuclear plant called off


  • Siege at Kudankulam nuclear plant called off

    The day-long siege at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in Tirunelveli district Saturday by around 1,500 villagers has been called off on the assurance that the workers and others inside the project campus would be vacated by Dec 15, said an activist.

    "The district collector and other officials assured us that the workers and employees of Larsen and Toubro Ltd living inside the project campus would be asked to leave by Dec 15. Based on this assurance, we called off our siege," S. Sivasubramanian, coordinator of the People's Rights Movement, an organisation fighting for the plant's closure, told IANS.

    Expressing surprise at the development, a senior KNPP official said

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    Source: dnaindia.com