In a humiliating verdict, the National Green Tribunal has withdrawn the environmental clearance awarded to the proposed nuclear plants in Gujarat’s Mithivirdi. This victory would not have been possible without sustained people’s protest and their legal interventions. We reproduce here a statement by Krishnakant, who has been one of the key leaders of the movement for past several years. It is shameful, however, that the Modi government has decided to go ahead with the project and shift it to Andhra Pradesh. We also request our readers to read the story behind people’s protest against the farcical environmental clearance granted earlier for the Mithivirdi project.
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