This year marks the 30th anniversary of a number of disasters in India that are viewed as separate but are connected. The tragedies that have unfolded in Punjab and Bhopal are connected through the poisoned legacy of the so-called Green Revolution based on toxic chemicals, synthetic fertilisers and pesticides.

The Bhopal disaster, which killed 30,000 people and has crippled hundreds of thousands more, was caused by a leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant, now owned by Dow. Instead of paying compensation, Dow is suing the victims, who have been fighting for justice for the past three decades. ...


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