Bhopal gas tragedy

1984, The struggle for justice continues

Thirty Eight years on, wounds from world’s worst chemical & industrial disaster yet to heal

Its effects were such that apart from killing thousands of people in a short span of time, it led to disease and other long-term problems for many who inhaled the gas. The scale of environmental pollution also became clearer only later. For example, the sources of water around the factory were deemed unfit for consumption and many handpumps were sealed. To date, the reproductive health of many of Bhopal’s women has been affected, and children born to those exposed to the gas have faced congenital health problems.

The demand for compensation

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