Bhopal – Three decades of Struggle: Gas survivors begin indefinite fast at Jantar Mantar

The struggle for justice and adequate compensation continues even after three decades after the country’s first major industrial disaster

New Delhi/Bhopal: Five women survivors of the ill-famous 1984 Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal today began an indefinite fast at Jantar Mantar here along with a thousand survivors and their children sitting in a dharna, demanding adequate compensation to the victims of the country’s worst industrial disaster.

Five Bhopal based organizations that are jointly leading the protest called on the Prime Minister and the Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers to correct the errors of the previous government on the issue of compensation for the gas disaster. These five survivors of the leak of poisonous gases have decided to fast without water demanding additional compensation for all affected people.

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