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January 5, The Single Worst Industrial Disaster in the History of Mankind

almost thirty years
and one month
on December 3
during a year named
after a George Orwell novel
I was born
hurled into this world… 60 more words


30 years later, someone live-tweeted the Bhopal gas disaster—and it's frightening

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On Dec. 03, a little past 1 a.m., a Twitter handle began live-tweeting the Bhopal gas disaster, as if the world’s worst industrial accident was playing out in real-time exactly three decades after it actually transpired. 364 more words

Bhopal in 1984

In the plains, where I have spent most of my life till now, winter comes lightly, with nimble feet. At the beginning of December, the nights are getting colder and the mornings pleasantly chilly. 842 more words

While we were sleeping...

Early in December 1984, in the same week that Band Aid released Do They Know It’s Christmas?, the city of Bhopal in India was reeling from the world’s worst industrial accident.  443 more words


No end to suffering for Bhopal gas victims | India Insight

Twenty-nine years have passed since a poison gas leak from the Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal killed thousands of people. For the estimated 100,000  survivors and their children who cope with birth defects, illness and a variety of other health problems, it might as well still be the 1980s. 272 more words

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Bhopal Gas Tragedy


The Bhopal disaster or Bhopal Gas tragedy is known to be the worst industrial disaster happened to the man kind . 781 more words



Sometime after midnight on December 2, 1984, water got into a tank full of methyl isocyanate (MIC) at the Union Carbide India plant in Bhopal and started what’s called a runaway reaction.  366 more words