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SC hears the curative petition on additional compensation for Bhopal survivors

Press Statement
October 11, 2022

Leaders of five organizations of survivors of the Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal expressed satisfaction at the Indian government’s commitment to pursue the Curative Petition for additional compensation in the Supreme Court at today’s hearing. They expressed hope that while the Court has limited the participation of organizations in the Curative Petition, the government will pay due regard to the claims of the Bhopal victims for enhanced compensation, as they are required to do by statute, as per extent of injuries suffered and deaths caused by the disaster.

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Survivors gather outside the office of Minister of Chemicals & demand that GOI fulfills its constitutional duty towards Bhopal Disaster Survivors

Press Statement
10 October 2022

Officials of the ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers today assured leaders of organizations of survivors of the Bhopal gas disaster that the government of India will continue to pursue the Curative Petition for additional compensations coming up for hearing in the Supreme Court tomorrow. The Curative Petition filed in 2010 by the UPA government seeks 96 billion rupees as additional compensation for the disaster from Union Carbide and its owner Dow Chemical.

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Survivor Organizations Reach Delhi With Legal Representation Regarding the Curative Petition Hearing

October 10, 2022

Bhopal disaster survivors’ organizations reached New Delhi today to submit a legal representation to the Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya.

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Survivors of Union Carbide gas disaster condemn the Indian Govt for failing to prepare for the Curative Petition for additional compensation

Press Statement
September 20, 2022

Five organizations of the survivors of the Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal have condemned the Indian government for failing to prepare for the Curative Petition that began to be heard in the Supreme Court today. They demanded that the government use the three weeks till the next hearing to ensure that the actual damage caused by the disaster is factually represented before the five judge bench.

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Survivors Remind State & Central Govts to Stop Misleading the SC Constitutional Bench in the Bhopal Gas Disaster Compensation Matter

Press Release
27 August 2022

At a press conference today, leaders of five organizations of the survivors of the Union Carbide gas disaster welcomed the recent announcement on hearing of the long pending Curative Petition before the Supreme Court of India. They also expressed their apprehension that the Bhopal survivors will be denied just compensation because of the government’s downplaying of deaths and extent of injuries caused by the US corporations.

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