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Kudankulam plant protests

<p>Demonstrators hold on to ropes while standing in waters of the Bay of Bengal, as a plane flies over, a protest near Kudankulam nuclear power project, in  Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Demonstrators hold on to ropes while standing in waters of the Bay of Bengal, as a plane flies over, a protest near Kudankulam nuclear power project, in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators hold on to ropes while standing in waters of the Bay of Bengal, as a plane flies over, a protest near Kudankulam nuclear power project, in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Demonstrators hold on to ropes as they shout slogans while standing in the waters of the Bay of Bengal during a protest near Kudankulam nuclear power project, in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Demonstrators hold on to ropes as they shout slogans while standing in the waters of the Bay of Bengal during a protest near Kudankulam nuclear power project, in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators hold on to ropes as they shout slogans while standing in the waters of the Bay of Bengal during a protest near Kudankulam nuclear power project, in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Demonstrators form a human pyramid in the waters of the Bay of Bengal as they shout slogans during a protest near Kudankulam nuclear power project, in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Demonstrators form a human pyramid in the waters of the Bay of Bengal as they shout slogans during a protest near Kudankulam nuclear power project, in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators form a human pyramid in the waters of the Bay of Bengal as they shout slogans during a protest near Kudankulam nuclear power project, in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Demonstrators form a human pyramid in the waters of the Bay of Bengal as they shout slogans during a protest near the Kudankulam nuclear power project in  Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012.. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Demonstrators form a human pyramid in the waters of the Bay of Bengal as they shout slogans during a protest near the Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012.. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators form a human pyramid in the waters of the Bay of Bengal as they shout slogans during a protest near the Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012.. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Demonstrators stand in the waters of the Bay of Bengal as they shout slogans during a protest near the Kudankulam nuclear power project, in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012. . REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Demonstrators stand in the waters of the Bay of Bengal as they shout slogans during a protest near the Kudankulam nuclear power project, in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012. . REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators stand in the waters of the Bay of Bengal as they shout slogans during a protest near the Kudankulam nuclear power project, in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012. . REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Demonstrators hold on to a rope as they shout slogans while standing in the waters of the Bay of Bengal during a protest near Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Demonstrators hold on to a rope as they shout slogans while standing in the waters of the Bay of Bengal during a protest near Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators hold on to a rope as they shout slogans while standing in the waters of the Bay of Bengal during a protest near Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>A Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel stands guard on a beach near Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

A Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel stands guard on a beach near Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel stands guard on a beach near Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Police officers patrol on a beach near Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Police officers patrol on a beach near Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police officers patrol on a beach near Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Demonstrators sit outside a church during a protest in Idinthakarai village, in Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Demonstrators sit outside a church during a protest in Idinthakarai village, in Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators sit outside a church during a protest in Idinthakarai village, in Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Police patrol on a beach near Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Police patrol on a beach near Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police patrol on a beach near Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Demonstrators sit outside a church during a protest in Idinthakarai village, in Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu September 12, 2012.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Demonstrators sit outside a church during a protest in Idinthakarai village, in Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators sit outside a church during a protest in Idinthakarai village, in Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Footwears of demonstrators are seen after police used teargas to disperse them near a nuclear power project during a protest in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Footwears of demonstrators are seen after police used teargas to disperse them near a nuclear power project during a protest in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Footwears of demonstrators are seen after police used teargas to disperse them near a nuclear power project during a protest in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A demonstrator gestures towards policemen near a nuclear power project during a protest in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

A demonstrator gestures towards policemen near a nuclear power project during a protest in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

A demonstrator gestures towards policemen near a nuclear power project during a protest in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A demonstrator shouts slogans near a nuclear power project during a protest in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

A demonstrator shouts slogans near a nuclear power project during a protest in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

A demonstrator shouts slogans near a nuclear power project during a protest in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Police scuffle with demonstrators near a nuclear power project during a protest in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Police scuffle with demonstrators near a nuclear power project during a protest in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Police scuffle with demonstrators near a nuclear power project during a protest in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Demonstrators gather near a nuclear power project during a protest in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 9, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Demonstrators gather near a nuclear power project during a protest in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 9, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Demonstrators gather near a nuclear power project during a protest in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 9, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Police stand near a demonstrator as she cries during a protest near a nuclear power project in Kudankulam, in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012.REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Police stand near a demonstrator as she cries during a protest near a nuclear power project in Kudankulam, in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012.REUTERS/Stringer

Police stand near a demonstrator as she cries during a protest near a nuclear power project in Kudankulam, in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012.REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Police detain a demonstrator during a protest near a nuclear power project in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Police detain a demonstrator during a protest near a nuclear power project in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Police detain a demonstrator during a protest near a nuclear power project in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu September 10, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

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