At least 3,787 people were killed and more than five lakh were affected physically after a toxic gas leaked from the pesticide factory on the intervening night of December 2 and 3, 1984.
The toxic methyl isocyanate gas leak from the Union Carbide factory on the intervening night of December 2 and 3, 1984 killed more than 3,000 people and affected 1.02 lakh others.
His farm, like those of others in the vicinity, became uncultivable due to chemical effluents entering groundwater aquifers.
Science has never celebrated qua science and thus loses its childlike sense of wonder. It becomes an instrument of the nation-state as it loses plurality and autonomy.