Kolkata observes Hiroshima Day
Aug 07, 2013
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Commemorating Hiroshima Day, leading intellectuals and activists here Tuesday railed against nuclear plants, complaining that safety measures in such power plants in the country were "frail"."The safety measures of the power plants are frail... This can't be allowed," Manik Mukherjee, vice president, All India Anti-Imperialist Forum (AIAIF), told IANS.It was on Aug 6, 1945 that the US dropped the first atom bomb on Hiroshima killing several thousand people.Recently, there has been a spate of protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ...