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Covid hits survivors of the Bhopal Gas Disaster hardest

Covid hits survivors of the Bhopal Gas Disaster hardest

It has been 37 years since the deadly killer gas, methyl isocyanate, spread from the Union Carbide factory like a suffocating blanket of death across the old city of Bhopal, killing thousands of people on that night, and, then, slowly, over a long period of time. The disaster shocked the country and the entire world. It was then called the[Read More…]

by 02/12/2021 Comments are Disabled COVID Response Watch
Just Not a Night in Bhopal: A Question of Life & Death

Just Not a Night in Bhopal: A Question of Life & Death

From the Bhopal disaster to a song in raaga Bhopali, through some photos and stories… Do you know Marshal? Aatank? Kavin? Aayudh? No? Just names of four out of so many pesticides, herbicides made of carbamate chemicals H2COO⁻ and carbamates are made from an intermediary chemical named Methyl Isocyanate, CH3NCO. And Methyl isocyanate was manufactured and stored factories like Union Carbide, Bhopal,[Read More…]

by 01/12/2021 1 comment India
33rd Anniversary Of The Bhopal Gas Leak Disaster

33rd Anniversary Of The Bhopal Gas Leak Disaster

BHOPAL GAS PEEDITH MAHILA UDYOG SANGHATHAN (BGPMUS) 51, Rajender Nagar, Bhopal 462010 & BHOPAL GAS PEEDITH SANGHARSH SAHAYOG SAMITI (BGPSSS) C/o Delhi Science Forum, Kasra No.275, Saiyad Ul Ajaib, Saket New Delhi – 110030 The escape of about 40 tonnes of methyl isocyanate (MIC) – a highly toxic chemical – from a storage tank on the premises of the pesticide[Read More…]