The People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) will observe the first anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster by holding a series of events here from Friday.

A Japanese documentary film titled Yet We Sow will be screened on the premises of United Theological College on Millers Road at 6 p.m. on Friday, General Secretary of PUCL-Bangalore Arati Chokshi said. It will be followed by a discussion.

The film focusses on how the Fukushima accident changed the lives, livelihoods and community relationships of organic farmers in the area, said a press release.

On Saturday, a seminar on ‘Fukushima nuclear disaster: lessons for India' will be held at the same venue. Experts such as V.T. Padmanabhan, a researcher in radiation and chemical risks, will speak on ‘Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant: key safety concerns' and Anti-Kaiga activist Y.B. Ramakrishna will speak on ‘Renewables and alternatives are possible'.

A rally will be taken out from Town Hall to Freedom Park at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday, expressing solidarity with the victims of Fukushima .

More In: KARNATAKA | NATIONAL