A day after former UCIL chief Keshub Mahindra said he wanted to do "something concrete" for the 1984 gas tragedy victims, the Bhopal Gas Peedit Mahila Udyog Sangathan today dubbed his statement as mere "lip service".
There was a gross violation of
safety norms in Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) factory at
Bhopal where toxic gas leak had killed thousands of workers
and maimed many, the CBI, prosecution in the case, said on Saturday.
Meghalaya government on Wednesday decided
to put on hold the UCIL`s pre-mining development work in
uranium-rich areas of the state and formed a committee to look
into the apprehensions expressed by the protesting groups.
HSPDP, a constituent of the ruling Congress led MUA government today said it did not support the recent Cabinet decision to allow the UCIL to start its first phase pre-development
project in West Khasi Hills District.
The indefinite strike by major
labour unions of the government-owned Uranium Corporation Of
India Limited (UCIL) entered the tenth day on Saturday with talks
with management failing to break the deadlock.
Meghalaya Chief Minister D D
Lapang has asserted that the state government`s decision to
lease land to the Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL)
was in line with the aspirations of land owners and locals.