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Nuclear Fallout

If the mood in the recent national workshop in Bangalore was any indication, the nuclear debate is shifting gears. The atomic energy commission has finally begun to recognise the need to open a few windows in its citadel, even if the windows continue to be securely barred. The anti-nuclear movement, on the other hand, is not only gaining strength and momentum, but depth as well. With the Karnataka state government playing self-appointed moderator, the discussions at the workshop on nuclear power, with special reference to the proposed nuclear power plant at Kaiga, showed signs of a change which, however, did not fully take off.

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