Rachna Dhingra, 32, originally from Delhi, was just six years old when the world’s worst industrial disaster struck Bhopal in 1984. She studied in the US and joined a student group that took up the issue of the Bhopal gas disaster. Rachna graduated with a business degree in 2000 and went to live in Bhopal in January 2003. She is now an important force in the international campaign and locally with the Bhopal Group of Information and Action. Before returning to India she was associated with Dow Chemical, the parent company of Union Carbide Corporation. We met her at Leverkusen/Germany, home of Bayer Corporations´s global headquarters.

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