is the sister of SADANAND . They lived at the time of the disaster
at house no 11, Gali no. 3, Ibrahimganj. Anita now lives in Sehore, outside
Bhopal. Their father was a driver in the state road transport corporation.
He drove buses.
He used to
rush back home to cook for his sister. Despite working he managed to study
until class 8. From a friend he learnt tailoring. he can now sew coats
and jackets but he does not have his own machine and shop. He works at
a tailoring shop for very low piece rate wages.
ago the two children were paid just rupees 25 thousand for their mother's
death but as it wasn't considered gas-related they were paid for "simple
injury". Earlier this month the court awarded 25 thousand rupees
for his father's death.