Yoga For Bhopal events, here in the UK at the disaster’s 33rd anniversary in December, were used to raise awareness of ongoing Bhopal Disaster-related issues, and the work of the Sambhavna Clinic, as well as to raise vital funds to help support its work. We hope the interest shown in both the events here in […]
Monthly Archives: December 2017
Edinburgh Gathering Lay Wreaths in Solidarity With Bhopal Gas Disaster Survivors, on Occasion of 33rd Anniversary of Disaster.
On Sunday 3rd December, supporters gathered at the Greyfriars Kirk in Edinburgh to express their solidarity with the survivors of the Bhopal Gas disaster. Local choir group, ‘Protest in Harmony’ sang and wreaths were laid, under the Bhopal memorial plaque, on behalf of the Midlothian Trades Union Council and the UNITE/ UCATT Dalkeith Branch. […]
Today, in Bhopal, five gas disaster survivors’ organisations marched to the abandoned Union Carbide factory where a traditional burning of effigies took place. The effigy represented the boards of Union Carbide Dow Chemical and DuPont. Dow has recently merged with DuPont to form the world’s largest chemical company. Between them they are the sole owner […]
Late in the evening, thirty-three years back, the world’s worst industrial disaster rumbled in to life as highly toxic MIC gas began spewing from tank E610 on Union Carbide’s dilapidated pesticide factory in the heart of a populous central Indian city, Bhopal. Within three days the trail of devastation saw as many as 8-10,000 having […]
Press Statement from the Sambhavna Trust On the eve of the 33rd Anniversary of the Union Carbide Gas Disaster in Bhopal, members of the Sambhavna Trust Clinic today marched with candles and portraits of gas victims who have died untimely deaths this year. Members of the bereaved families joined them in remembering the over 25 […]