ACTION ALERT! • ACTION ALERT! • ACTION ALERT!
More than 350 Bhopalis have been arrested at the protest outside Ministry of Chemical’s office in Delhi. This 350 people also includes the 50 people who just finished their walk from Bhopal to Delhi on March 25th. Bhopalis were protesting outside the Ministry of Chemicals regarding their demands of National Commission on Bhopal, clean water, punishment to guilty, clean up, blacklist Dow Chemical, Memorial. They have walked more than 800 km in 35 days from Bhopal to Delhi regarding the above demands.
All 350 of them have been taken to Parliament Street Police station. Two women Ashraf Bee and Ruksana Bee passed out when police was forcefully trying to remove the Bhopalis. They both have been hospitalized. Nity Shweta , Nimmi and Dharmesh have also been arrested. Shweta’s kurta was torn when female cops were trying to remove her forcefully and pushing her into the police van. There are several women who have kids from age range of 1 to 10 years old and they were also forcefully removed.
This is how the Indian Government is treating Bhopalis who have walked more than 800 km. Bhopalis will start their indefinite hunger strike.
PLEASE CALL THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE AND INDIAN EMBASSY and tell them how shameful their behavior is towards people who have been fighting for their rightful demands and have just walked more than 800 kms.
To send Fax to PM’s office: http://www.studentsforbhopal.org/FaxAction/fax_action.php
To call Indian Embassy: Washington DC Embassy: (202) 939-7010 New York Consulate: (212) 774-0632
Chicago Consulate: (312) 595-0412, (312) 595-9235
Houston Consulate: (713) 626-3153
San Francisco Consulate: (415) 668-0998
To email Indian Embassy
Washington DC Embassy: firstname.lastname@example.org
New York Consulate: email@example.com
Chicago Consulate: firstname.lastname@example.org
Houston Consulate: email@example.com
San Francisco Consulate: CG@Indianconsulate-sf.org
For more information please visit www.bhopal.net
Or call 91-9811138987
The Bhopal gas survivors who have walked 800 kms from Bhopal, had gathered outside the Ministry of Chemicals demanding to meet Mr Paswan, Minister of Chemicals and Ho’n Prime Minister Mr. Manmohan Singh. The Bhopal survivors were told that the two ministers were not available to meet them, instead what they recieved was the highhanded treatement of this administration.
WRITE OR FAX YOUR REACTION TO THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER AND ALSO TO THE PARLIAMENT STREET POLICE STATION.
PARLIAMENT STREET POLICE STATION NUMBER
91 11 23361231 EXT 3481
FAX THE PRIME MINISTER RIGHT NOW
Read the incoming reports on the March to Delhi blog.