Mumbai: Aiming to increase the pressure on
the government, environmental activists who are opposed to Jaitapur nuclear project in coastal Ratnagiri district would
be undertaking a march.
It would start at Tarapur, near here, on April 23 and end
Project-affected people from various places, such as
Tarapur, Haripur (West Bengal), Kakrapar (Gujarat), etc would
join the march, said Vaishali Patil, convener of Konkan
Vinashkari Prakalp Virodhi Samiti.
Environmentalists Vandana Shiva and Praful Bidwai, among
others, are expected to participate in the march.
On April 24, they will reach Raigad Bazaar in Pen and on
April 25 they will move through Chiplun.