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Press Release: Survivors Write Letter to Prime Minister About the Deteriorating Conditions of Bhopal Memorial Hospital

Press Statement

31 August 2017

Survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal, today demonstrated before the Governor’s residence against the deteriorating conditions in the central government run Bhopal Memorial hospital. The demonstrators handed over a letter addressed to the Prime Minister calling for appointment of consultants and doctors, framing of recruitment rules and making the hospital functional to fulfil its stated objective of “serving Bhopal victims”.

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Letter to The Prime Minister: Bhopal Memorial Hospital is Deteriorating

Honourable Prime Minister,
Government of India,
North Block, Raisina Hill,
New Delhi 110 001

31 August 2017

Sub: Seeking Compassion for the Victims of the World’s Worst Industrial Disaster in Bhopal for Stopping the Deterioration of the Bhopal Memorial Hospital & Research Centre.

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Letter to PM Modi: Instruct CBI to Take Harsher Measures Against Dow

To Honourable Prime Minister

152, South Block, Raisina Hill, New Delhi-110011

14 June 2016

Sub: Instruct CBI to take harsher measures against The Dow Chemical Company (TDCC) in the ongoing criminal matter (MJC 91/92) on Bhopal disaster

Dear Mr. Prime Minister,

On behalf of the survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal we wish to share with you the good news that due to the initiative of the survivors and support from the international community it has been possible for us to collect within 30 days, 100, 000 signatures on a petition to the US President demanding that the US Department of Justice serve the Bhopal District Court’s notice upon The Dow Chemical Company (TDCC), USA so that it appears in the ongoing criminal case on the disaster on July 13, 2016. As per the order of the Bhopal court, TDCC is expected to explain to the court why it has not made its 100 % subsidiary Union Carbide Corporation appear in the ongoing criminal case on the Bhopal disaster.

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Press Statement: Bhopal Gas Victims condemn repeated non-appearance of the Dow Chemical Company, USA in the Bhopal District Court

17 March 2015

At a press conference today, five organisations fighting for the rights of the survivors of the December ‘84 Bhopal gas disaster expressed anger at the repeated non-appearance of The Dow Chemical Company, USA, current owner of Union Carbide, in response to the notice sent by the Bhopal District court.

The organizations blamed the Indian government’s weak- kneed attempts and the US government’s continued support to the offending corporations for the non-appearance of The Dow Chemical Company (TDCC), USA for the second time yesterday. The organisations have sent letters to the Indian Prime Minister and the American President seeking effective action on this matter.

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Letter to the Prime Minister of India

Honourable Prime Minister,
Government of India,
North Block,
Raisina Hill,
New Delhi 110 011

December 2, 2014

Sub : 30th Anniversary Demands of the Victims of American Multinationals, Union Carbide and Dow Chemical, in Bhopal.

Sir,

On behalf of the survivors of the world’s worst industrial disaster, on the occasion of its 30th Anniversary, we urge you to consider the following demands of five survivors’ organizations to stop the ongoing disasters in Bhopal. In particular we wish to draw your attention to the 11 demands concerning effective action by the central government.

For a list of demands in English, click here.  To view the demands in Hindi, click here.

As you will please see, demands 2 to 7 from the Central Government are on the civil, criminal and environmental liabilities of the American Multinationals, Union Carbide Corporation and Dow Chemical that are the principal authors of the two ongoing disasters : the gas disaster and the disaster caused by environmental contamination due to reckless dumping of hazardous waste.

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