(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
June 27, 2010
FROM scientists to workers, women and youth, the people of Bengal have strongly condemned the recent verdict on the Bhopal gas tragedy and the manner in which the heinous crime of the perpetrators of the tragedy has been diluted in order to give a free run to the main accused, the then Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson.
On June 16, at the call of
Bengal state committee and various other central trade unions, a huge
meeting was held at Metro Channel in Kolkata in which hundreds
vented their anger against the verdict. CITU state president Shyamal
Chakraborty questioned the central government’s attempts to shield the
The huge crowd of central and state government employees and workers who had gathered in the Metro Channel held an array of placards demanding justice to the victims of the gas tragedy and exemplary punishment to the perpetrators of the heinous crime.
CITU state secretary Kali Ghosh, AITUC leader Ranjit Guha, TUCC leader Barun Chowdhury and Shibshankar Roy of 12th July Committee, the apex body of the central and state government employees in the state, also spoke in the rally presided over by veteran trade union leader Saral Deb.
organisations too took out rallies in the
state protesting against the plight of the
victims, majority of who have been
facing physical and mental deformity after
the gas leak and even
now the newborns of