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Bhopal gas tragedy: SC to hear plea seeking Rs 7,844-cr compensation fund

Over 3,000 people had died in the tragedy due to release of methyl isocyanate gas

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The Monday agreed to hear in April the Centre's plea seeking Rs 7,844 crore as an additional fund from the successor firms of for giving compensation to the victims of the 1984 Gas Tragedy.

A bench comprising and Justice said it would hear the central government's curative petition for enhanced compensation for the victims in April.

The Centre is seeking a direction to and other firms for Rs 7,844 crore additional amount over and above the earlier settlement amount of $470 million for paying compensation to the

Over 3,000 people had died in the tragedy due to release of methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas.

First Published: Mon, January 28 2019. 12:25 IST
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