Indra Sinha, the dynamic former Editor of Bhopal.net, the force behind the Bhopal Medical Appeal, which funds the Sambhavna Clinic in Bhopal, a critical source of free medical treatment for tens of thousands of poisoned Bhopal residents and the author of Animal’s People, a 2007 novel written from the perspective of one of the survivors of the Bhopal Gas disaster (set in the fictional city of “Kaufpur”) and shortlisted for the prestigious 2007 Booker Prize would be in St. Stephens’ College on 1st of February 2008 at 1300 Hours for a book reading session of Animal’s People hosted by the English Literary Society of Stephens.
Besides reading the excerpts from his book, Indra would also speak about the Bhopal disaster in general and his own work and experiences within the campaign. The residents of Bhopal are once again forced to walk more than 850 Km from Bhopal to Delhi owing to the unfulfilled promises made by the Prime Minister after the Padyatra in 2006. Indra will sign the ‘Walk you Talk’ postcard and appeal the students to lead the campaign.
Date: 1st February, 2008
Time: 1.00 PM
Venue: Room C, St. Stephens’ College, North Campus, University of Delhi
Contact Person: Ashwin John George (Vice President, English Literary Society)
The event is kept open for all to have a vibrant interaction amongst students and supporters.
For more information, please contact:
International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal
Contact: 9891 44 2037
Ashwin John George
9871 081 322