A dark night that tested resilience of Bhopal, India
- Incidents such as Bhopal underscore that we must still prioritize every countryman’s life as the nation’s utmost responsibility.
In 1984, during the intervening night of 2 and 3 December in Varanasi, a modest barat from Kashi Hindu Vishwavidyalaya arrived at the guest house of Banaras Locomotive Works. Kashi then was esteemed for its scholarly environment, where university professors and vice-chancellors were more revered than leaders, officials, or influential figures. The procession included vice chancellors from three universities, registrars, numerous professors, cultural figures, and journalists—a gathering unparalleled in its composition.