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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November 22, 2018
Leaders of four organizations of survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal today charged Minister of Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief & Rehabilitation, Vishwas Sarang of deliberate inaction on the issue of criminal liability of Union Carbide Corporation. The organizations said that despite their urgent request, the Minister has not taken a single step in the last eight months, to prevent Union Carbide Corporation from escaping criminal liability for the gas disaster of December 1984.
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17 जनवरी 2017
भोपाल में यूनियन कार्बाइड गैस हादसे के पांच संगठनों के नेताओ ने आज डाव केमिकल को ई-मेल द्वारा समन भेजे जाने का मुख्य न्यायिक दण्डाधिकारी के आदेश का स्वागत किया । यह आदेश डाव केमिकल के खिलाफ जारी कानूनी कार्यवाही का हिस्सा है ताकि दिसम्बर 84 के हादसे पर चल रहे आपराधिक मुकदमा में यूनियन कार्बाइड कंपनी-अमरीका को हाज़िर करा सके जिसमे 25,000 से ज्यादा लोगो की मौतें हुई है
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January 13, 2017
Leaders of five organizations of survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal today welcomed the decision of the Chief Judicial Magistrate to summon The Dow Chemical Company (TDCC) through email. The order came as part of the proceedings against Dow Chemical to make Union Carbide Corporation, USA, its wholly owned subsidiary, appear in the ongoing criminal case on the disaster of 1984 which has killed over 25000 people.
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