Japan had been devastated by the Tsunami of March-2011 accompanied by the disaster in the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant which had taken a toll of over 20,000 human lives and, gradually, normalcy is returning.
The beaches of Fukushima have been reopened to lovers of the sea and swimmers returned to the sea to the first time they had been in the water for two summers and participate in the celebrations since Monday had been declared a national holiday.
This has been reported in The Telegraph of dated 18th of July 2012.
The airborne radiation in the beach of Nakoso locate 40-mles south of the nuclear power plant was put at around 0.08-microsieverts per hour and this was well within acceptable limits.
However, there was a simultaneous procession in the Yoyogi Park in Tokyo demanding that the government totally abandon the nuclear power projects in view of the dangers involved. More than 20,000 persons took part in this procession.
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