Flash point: Kudankulam

Updated: Sep 12, 2012 18:09 IST

The year-long protests were earlier confined to Kudankulam and Idinthakarai villages in Tirunelveli, but on Monday spread to Tuticorin following a clash between protesting fishermen and the police on the beach at Kudankulam around 11.30 am.  MDMK activists during a protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, in Chennai. In March 2012, police said they had arrested nearly 200 anti-nuclear protesters objecting resumption of work of building one of two 1 GW reactors, a day after the local government restarted work on the project. (PTI Photo)
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The year-long protests were earlier confined to Kudankulam and Idinthakarai villages in Tirunelveli, but on Monday spread to Tuticorin following a clash between protesting fishermen and the police on the beach at Kudankulam around 11.30 am. MDMK activists during a protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, in Chennai. In March 2012, police said they had arrested nearly 200 anti-nuclear protesters objecting resumption of work of building one of two 1 GW reactors, a day after the local government restarted work on the project. (PTI Photo)

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