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June 28th, 2012
Indian Farmers Stop Officials from Surveying Land for a Nuclear Power Plant

A team of over a dozen officials, including 10 patwaris, had reached the village to collect records about houses, trees, tubewells and agricultural land within the 1,313 acres to be acquired for the power plant. As soon as the officials started work, about a hundred farmers, including women, rushed towards them and asked them to go back. A farmer allegedly took the officials hostage for a few minutes in a room at the proposed site. Read More