Survivors Expect the Minister of Bhopal Gas Relief to Follow Up on His Election Campaign Promises

Press Release

February 25, 2019

At a Press Conference today leaders of four organizations of the survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal announced that they will be waiting tomorrow at Neelam Park for the Minister of Bhopal Gas Relief to meet with them. They expect that the Minister will speak on the issue of Rs. 5 lakhs as compensation for the gas disaster to each survivor, while addressing over 1000 survivors who will await his arrival from 11 AM to 5 PM at Neelam Park as part of their “Intezaar-E-Insaf” (Waiting for Justice) programme.

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In Photos: Torch Rally and Protests Marking 34 Years Since the Bhopal Gas Disaster

Survivors and allies took out a torch rally marking 34 years since the Bhopal Gas Disaster. The survivors of this on-going disaster still await justice as both the Government of India and Dow Chemical continue to ignore their responsibilities and the ethics they publicly endorse.

Photos by Rohit Jain

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यूनियन कार्बाइड हादसे की 34 वीं बरसी पर पीड़ितों के चार संगठनों के नेताओ ने श्री मोदी के प्रधानमंत्री बनने के बाद से भारत सरकार द्वारा आपराधिक कंपनियोंका बचाव और पीड़ितों के प्रति लापरवाही औरज्यादा शिद्द्त से हो रही है 

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2 दिसंबर 2018

भोपाल में यूनियन कार्बाइड हादसे की 34 वीं बरसी पर आयोजित एक वार्ता में पीड़ितों के चार संगठनों के नेताओ ने श्री मोदी के प्रधानमंत्री बनने के बाद से भारत सरकार द्वारा आपराधिक कंपनियों का बचाव और पीड़ितों के प्रति लापरवाही और ज्यादा शिद्द्त से हो रही  है |

संगठनों ने कहा कि यूनियन कार्बाइड के मालिक डाव केमिकल के साथ श्री मोदी के विशेष सम्बन्ध सन 2008 से उजागर है जब उनके मुख्यमंत्री रहते डाव कंपनी ने गुजरात केमिकल्स एन्ड एल्कालिस के साथ जॉइंट वेंचर बनाने की कोशिश की थी  |  प्रधानमंत्री की हैसियत से श्री मोदी ने अपने 2015 की अमरीकी यात्रा के दौरान डाव केमिकल के सी.ई.ओ को विशेष भोज  पर बुलाया था और उनके साथ फोटो भी खिचवाई  थी  |

Continue reading यूनियन कार्बाइड हादसे की 34 वीं बरसी पर पीड़ितों के चार संगठनों के नेताओ ने श्री मोदी के प्रधानमंत्री बनने के बाद से भारत सरकार द्वारा आपराधिक कंपनियोंका बचाव और पीड़ितों के प्रति लापरवाही औरज्यादा शिद्द्त से हो रही है 

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34 Years After the Union Carbide Disaster: Contamination Spreading, Miserable Condition of Healthcare, Corruption in Rehabilitation Funds & Guilty Corporations Protected by our Governments

Press Conference

December 2, 2018

Addressing a Press Conference on the occasion of the 34th Anniversary of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal, leaders of four survivors’ organisations said that the Indian government is protecting the criminal corporations with more zeal and being more indifferent towards the victims, ever since Mr. Modi became the Prime Minister.

The organisations said that Mr. Modi’s special relationship with Dow Chemical, Union Carbide’s owner, is known since he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat where Dow tried to set up a joint venture with Gujarat Chemicals and Alkalis in 2008. As the Prime Minister, Modi is known to have invited Dow Chemical’s CEO to a special dinner and photo-op during one of his visits to US in 2015.

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Sambhavna Trust Clinic Releases Report on Status of Health & Healthcare in Gas Exposed and Unexposed Populations

The Sambhavna Trust Clinic in Bhopal, on Saturday 1st December 2018 released an important and explosive report on the status of health and healthcare of the gas affected people in comparison to the unexposed population. The report is based on a study conducted between 2015 and 2017 by the trust,  carried out in a sample population that included those directly exposed to gas in 1984 and those exposed in the wombs of the exposed mothers.

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