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CNDP Press Statement: Modi Govt Must Re-think Jaitapur Project After Massive Corruption in French Nuclear Sector
Modi govt has been blindly pursuing the UPA’s nuclear obssession, taking a u-turn from the BJP’s own strong reservations on dilution of liability law and fraudulent environmental clearance for the Jaitapur project.
On August 9, 2011—66 years after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki but only about five months after the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant—Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue observed that, until Fukushima, many people had believed in the myth of safety at nuclear power plants. “But what about the more than 20,000 nuclear weapons in the world?” asked Taue. “Do we still believe that the world is safer thanks to nuclear deterrence? Do we still take it for granted that no nuclear weapons will ever be used again?”
We are deeply disturbed by media reports that the Indian government has capitulated to aggressive U.S. demands and agreed to a deal that indemnifies American nuclear vendors from the consequences of accidents caused by design defects in their reactors.