Koodankulam: A Nuclear Plant in My Backyard | Photo Essay by Amirtharaj Stephen | Indian Photographies | Scoop.it

"I come from a village called kavalkinaru in tirunelveli district of tamil nadu, not very far from kanniyakumari. my father was employed at a heavy water plant in tuticorin and i spent the first 24 years of my life in the atomic energy township there. i was always told by the people in my township that nuclear energy was safe and that it was the future. I believed them..."

 

Photograph and text by Amirtharaj Stephen