Bhopal didn’t start on the night of the tragedy.
A Short History of the City of Bhopal
Don’t know much about the city of Bhopal? Read a short synopsis of the city’s history.
1969-1979: Union Carbide Enters Bhopal
Where Our Story Begins: Why Union Carbide set up shop in Bhopal, and how from the very beginning it made decisions to put profit over safety
1980-1984: The Lead Up to Disaster
A detailed explanation of Union Carbide’s cost cutting measures at their Bhopal factory, which directly caused the disaster
See also Timeline: Events of 1969-1984