Bhopal gas tragedy victims demonstrate near Raj Bhavan in protest against ‘Run Bhopal Run’ marathon for being held on the anniversary of gas tragedy of MadhyaPradesh.
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‘Run Bhopal Run’ marathon has been organised in Bhopal by the Shivraj government which has been criticised by Rashida Bee, president of the Bhopal Gas Peedit Mahila Stationery Karmachari Sangh. Expressing her grief she wondered why the chief minister was supporting the spectacle. She claimed Run Bhopal Run will have DJ music and Zumba dance. “This shows the abysmal depths of inhumanity of the powers that be,” Rashida added.
According to Telegraph the president of the Bhopal Gas Peedit Nirashrit Pensionbhogi Sangharsh Morcha said that the BJP government in the state had reneged on its promises of ensuring a minimum compensation of Rs 5 lakh for each victim and providing lifelong pension to the wives of those killed.
He claimed that the government has given 25,000 as compensation to the victims of Bhopal Gas Tragedy for their life long injuries.