Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Beach-near-Idinthakarai-village-27MZIFI9911U.htmlConceptually similarBeach near Idinthakarai villageGP02I43Completed★★★★Beach near Idinthakarai villageGP02I4JCompleted★★★★Beach near Idinthakarai villageGP02I4KCompleted★★★★Man in front of Closed ShopGP02I48Completed★★★★Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I42Completed★★★★Physically Disabled PersonGP02I45Completed★★★★Handicapped People Protest against Nuclear PlantGP02I3UCompleted★★★★Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I3YCompleted★★★★Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I47Completed★★★★View AllGP02I46Beach near Idinthakarai villageFiber boat near seashore. The fishermen didn't venture in to sea to support the 127 people who are on hunger strike which enters sixth day today in Idinthakarai Village, 2kms from the Koodankulam Nuclear Power plant. The protestors demand the closing down of the Koodankulam nuclear power plants, 720kms from Chennai. The people of surrounding villages like Koodankulam, Idinthakarai and other neighbouring villages decide to withdraw from the ongoing peace process and resume their peaceful, nonviolent Gandhian satyagraha by holding a massive hunger strike.Locations:Asia-India-Tamil NaduDate:16 Sep, 2011Credit:© Nathan G / GreenpeaceMaximum size:3872px X 2514pxKeywords:Beaches-Boats-Coastal features-Day-Fishers-KWCI (GPI)-Nuclear (campaign title)-Outdoors-Small group of peopleShoot:Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power Plant in IndiaVillagers take part in an indefinite fasting as they demand the closing of the Koodankulam nuclear power plant, in Idinthakarai village, Tamil Nadu, India.About 127 villagers have been on a hunger strike for the past 8 days and around 15,000 people have been reported to have participated in the protest which began on the 11th of September, 2011. Two Russian VVER reactors of 1000MWe capacity are in its final testing phase. A report prepared by Russian State Council, chaired by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, claims the reactors to be “under-prepared for both natural and man-made disasters ranging from floods to fires to earthquakes or plain negligence”.