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London Olympics: UK surprised over India’s silence on Dow

London Olympics: UK surprised over India’s silence on Dow

The row over Dow Chemical`s sponsorship of London Olympics escalated with the commissioner of an ethics watchdog resigning over its links to the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster even as UK politicians expressed surprise over India’s silence on the issue.

An enraged Meredith Alexander said she is quitting as Sustainability Commissioner to the 2012 London Olympics to bring attention to the "toxic legacy" of Bhopal. India is strongly opposed to Dow`s involvement with the Games due to start in July but has yet not taken firm decisions to express the nation’s anguish over the worst industrial tragedy in the world. read more →


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