India updatePublished by MAC on 2007-06-13
13th June 2007
Opposition to the Jindal's proposal to open up bauxite mining on tribal (Adivasi) land in Andhra Pradesh has incited the wrath of a broad raft of political parties.
[see our report last week: http://www.minesandcommunities.org/Action/press1525.htm]
The chairman of India's nuclear power corporation promises to overcome the "mismatch" between the country's burgeoning plans for more nuclear power stations, whatever the consequences for communities in the uranium-rich areas.
But students from one of those communities have made it clear that uranium has no place in their state.