Neutrino project

Fact of the matter

Print edition : May 01, 2015

Goats grazing near the fenced-off INO project site in Theni district. Photo: G. Karthikeyan

Chandra Ponraj (seated, centre), president of Pottipuram panchayat, with residents of T. Pudukkottai village who are protesting against the project. Photo: G. Karthikeyan

MDMK general secretary Vaiko addressing a meeting against the INO project, at Palarpatti near Theni on March 17. Photo: G. KARTHIKEYAN

The Ambarappar Swamy shrine  near the INO project site. Villagers’ fears about the project was compounded when the police allegedly prevented them from celebrating the annual festival. Photo: G. Karthikeyan

Scientists are trying hard to dispel the fears of villagers near the proposed site of the India-based Neutrino Observatory in Theni about the research centre harming their lives and livelihood.
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