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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-28-08 04:30 PM
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Children protest Government's apathy towards Bhopal gas victims
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Source: ANI

New Delhi, Sat, 28 Jun 2008

Children from Bhopal fighting for the rights of victims of Bhopal gas leak, one of India's worst industrial disasters, held a demonstration here on Saturday carrying hearts made of paper.

Appealing to the Prime Minister to "have a heart" and do justice to them, the children expressed disappointment over what they called his apathetic attitude on the issue.

As part of the "Have a Heart" campaign launched internationally last week, supporters of the Bhopal victims the world over are educating children about the Prime Minister's prolonged silence over the Bhopal demands despite a 38-day march, 90 day dharna and an indefinite fast by nine people from Bhopal.

A team of eight children from Bhopal have done the rounds of Delhi, visiting youth workshops, residential welfare associations and slums, telling children the story of Bhopal and the Prime Minister's refusal to address their demands ...

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