Prayer meeting held for Bhopal gas tragedy victims in MP

An all-religion prayer meeting was held here on Saturday to pay homage to the people who succumbed to the poisonous gas leak from the Union Carbide factory 32 years ago.

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Bhopal, Dec 3: An all-religion prayer meeting was held here on Saturday to pay homage to the people who succumbed to the poisonous gas leak from the Union Carbide factory 32 years ago.

The prayer meeting was held at the Barkatullah Bhavan in the Madhya Pradesh capital.

Bhopal gas tragedy: Prayers held

The organisations working for the welfare of victims of the tragedy also held protest to highlight the alleged apathy of the successive governments to provide succour to the survivors.

Bhopal Gas Victim Women Industry Organisation will also hold a Take Pledge rally at the Yaadgar-e-Shahjahani Park here to administer oath to people to continue fighting for the rights of the gas leak victims.

Poisonous methyl isocynate gas leaked on December 2-3 night in 1984, killing several thousands and adversely affecting the health of lakhs of others who continue to suffer ill-health till date.

IANS

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