Flash point: Kudankulam

Updated: Sep 12, 2012 18:09 IST

The Kudankulam plant--the project to build it will cost Rs. 17,120 crore--is due to open within weeks and will provide two gigawatts of electricity -- enough to power millions of Indian homes and relieve a power crisis in Tamil Nadu. More nuclear plants are planned. In this picture, a government bus that was vandalised during a protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, in Chennai. (PTI Photo)
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The Kudankulam plant--the project to build it will cost Rs. 17,120 crore--is due to open within weeks and will provide two gigawatts of electricity -- enough to power millions of Indian homes and relieve a power crisis in Tamil Nadu. More nuclear plants are planned. In this picture, a government bus that was vandalised during a protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, in Chennai. (PTI Photo)

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