Industrial disasters: Is India better prepared than it was in 1984?11 min read 02 Dec 2014, 12:02 AM IST
The question acquires greater urgency amid a robust move by the government to promote manufacturing by foreign companies in India
New Delhi: In 1984, the Bhopal gas tragedy shook the nation. The scale of it was numbing—more than 3,500 people died and 500,000 were injured in the immediate aftermath of the leak of methyl isocyanate gas from Union Carbide India Ltd’s pesticide factory. Generations have been left maimed.
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