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GoM on Bhopal gas disaster to meet on Friday

By Samyuktha

New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Home Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said the reconstituted Group of Ministers (GoM) on the Bhopal gas tragedy will meet on June 18.The GoM will meet on June 18," Chidambaram told reporters after his briefing on a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs.

Prime Minister had on Monday asked the nine-member GoM headed by Chidambaram to meet immediately and report to the Cabinet within ten days.

The GoM was reconstituted last week to go into a range of issues including the relief and rehabilitation of victims and their families.

A District Magistrate's court in Bhopal had on June 7 convicted all eight accused on grounds of negligence under Section 304 (a) for the tragedy.

The court also granted bail to seven of the eight accused and released them on submission of a bond and a surety of Rs 25,000 each. (ANI)

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