December 31, 2022
Five organizations of the survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal called off the waterless fast by 10 women survivors this afternoon after positive responses from both state and central governments.
According to the organizations, in a phone call with the leaders of the organizations this afternoon, the Minister of Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief & Rehabilitation in the state government expressed agreement with the facts and figures presented by them and promised to finalize details in a meeting on January 4, 2023.
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December 30, 2022
10 women survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal today began their indefinite fast without water demanding proper additional compensation for deaths and injuries caused by the disaster. Addressing a press conference, leaders of the five survivors’ organizations leading the Satyagraha said that the Bhopal survivors will be denied proper compensation once again if the central and state governments do not revise figures of death and extent of injuries in the soon to be heard Curative Petition for additional compensation from Union Carbide and its owner Dow Chemical.
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December 20, 2022
At a Press Conference today, five organizations of survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal condemned the ongoing silence of the state and central governments over the figures of death and extent of injuries caused by the December 1984 disaster. They announced that if they do not get information on the revision of figures in the Curative Petition by 26th December, they will launch peaceful mass action to make the governments fulfill their promise. The Curative Petition for additional compensation from Union Carbide and its owner Dow Chemical for the Bhopal gas disaster is scheduled to be heard on January 10.
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December 03, 2022
On the 38th Anniversary of Bhopal Gas Tragedy, thousands of survivors of the Union Carbide Gas Disaster of 3rd December 1984 demonstrated at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi today and demanded that the government should come out with accurate figures of deaths and health hazards due to the disaster. The petition signed by the 40 thousand survivors of the tragedy demanding correction to be made in their curative petition for additional compensation to be heard by the Constitutional Bench of Supreme Court if India on January 10th, 2023. The Senior Advocate fighting the case for Bhopal survivors, Karuna Nundy, and Dalit labour rights activist Nodeep Kaur among other eminent personalities and concerned citizens joined the fight and struggle of Bhopal Survivors at Jantar Mantar that reverberated the demands of justice for the survivors.
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December 01, 2022
Five organizations of survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in
Bhopal today expressed gratitude to the members of UK Parliament who have signed on to an Early Day Motion (EDM) tabled in the Parliament on November 28.
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