From the very first words, the narrator sounds as though she is accusing the company - a familiar BBC style of leftish commentary, precise and piercing, apparently from a young WASP, until the end, when her name comes up as Indira Varma. There is no doubt that it can look bad for Union Carbide, especially after the high hopes with which the vast new factory was launched.
That's because I am from Bhopal.
What it talks about has lived in the 10km radius of my home, not too long back. The truth is, this industrial calamity is still alive with some residents of my city. December 3rd is the dark day for Bhopal.
One fine day I decided to read the entire literature available on this case. This book was the last piece in winding up my study. With every page, I could feel the incident. I am I have been postponing to write this review for over a month.
I am too close to it to be able to overlook how Dominique successfully detached himself from the story, tried not to take sides and eventually succeeded in putting forth a matter-of-fact presentation of his research into this book.
Earlier books and papers I had read were skewed in favour of the writing party's judgement. I was so emotionally charged by them that I didn't feel like talking to people around me, for days.
This book as a contrast, presented the maximum closure possible. Here is what I would thank Dominique for: Presenting the incidence in a novel 2.
Researching small bits of the story to make me live it, without thinking of the next moment. Presenting just the right dose of judgement and trying level best, not to skew it. Living the disaster, as you researched for it Guess I don't have the calmness to go beyond this.
I don't want to drone you into my emotions. Just know that it is true to the core and if you can feel even a fraction of the feelings it witnessed, I thank Dominique for that.A recent account of the Bhopal disaster by one of the company’s engineers revealed that in order to reduce costs, the design of the MIC facility had been “Indianized” or indigenized to maximize the utilization of Indian products (D’Silva, ).
bhopal gas tragedy and its ethical issues SUMMARY Bhopal Gas Tragedy was a gas leak incident in India, considered one of the world’s worst industrial catastrophes.
‘One Night in Bhopal’ is a drama-documentary telling one of the most horrific tales in the history of mankind through five local eye-witnesses, a local police superintendent who helped to restore calm on the night and a young technician at the factory whose life was saved by an oxygen mask.
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The Bhopal disaster is one of the world's worst industrial disasters in the history of mankind.
No proper response from hotel management I stayed there for two nights and it was a nightmare. No electricity for one whole night and this so called hotel doesn't even have DG or ups with them. Dec 01, · One policy was not to alarm the Indians, perhaps mistrustful of high chemistry. So the product was sold to them as 'medicine for plants', and the company's internal memos about the dangers of a runaway reaction were never circulated to faraway Bhopal/10(20). The first sign that something was wrong came at 11 p.m. A worker at the Union Carbide pesticide plant on the outskirts of Bhopal (pop. ,), an industrial city miles south of New Delhi, noticed that pressure was building up in a tank containing 45 tons of methyl isocyanate, a deadly chemical used to make pesticides.
The explosion at Union Carbide plant located at the heart of the city of Bhopal caused a release of toxic gas rolled along the ground through the surrounding streets killing thousands of people. SUMMARY. Bhopal Gas Tragedy was a gas leak incident in India, considered one of the world’s worst industrial catastrophes.
It occurred on the night of the last year of at the Bhopal Union Carbide Corporation (Union Carbide India Limited – UCIL) pesticide plant in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.