• A special Home Ministry team has found that some organisations involved in the protests against theKudankulam Nuclear Power Plant had received funds to the tune of over Rs. 55 crore from “foreign sources,” UnionMinister V. Narayanasamy .
  • “The special team from the Union Home Ministry visited the areas around Kudankulam and checked the accounts of some organisations, which were involved in the Kudankulam protests. It found that money to the tune of Rs. 54 crore for two oganisations and Rs 1.5 crore for another organisation have been received,” he told.
  • “Some of the NGOs received the money from foreign sources,” the Minister of State in thePMO, said without elaborating.
  • Protests by locals raising concerns over the safety of the plant have delayed the commissioning work of unit 1 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, which was scheduled for December last.