Shiv Sena has opposed to the project, saying the agreement will impact the environment

The anti-nuclear lobby led by the Konkan Bachao Samiti (KBC) has urged the Election Commission of India and the Maharashtra chief electoral officer (CEO) to direct the Centre to defer the signing of commercial agreement between the Nuclear Power Corporation (NPC) and French major AREVA for the Jaitapur nuclear power project till the Lok Sabha elections are over.