Death seeped into the lives of Bhopal residents in the form of a white cloud. Methyl isocyanate gas leaked from the factory, affecting more than 500,000 people. Estimates say 7,000 people died within three days of the gas leak. Thousands have died since, many permanently maimed.
The genetic and psychological scars threaten to take their toll on generations to come.
How did the factory's accident management systems fail? More importantly, who is to blame? Why, after 20 years, has the Indian government still not disbursed full aid to all the victims? Who is accountable for thousands of people having been denied the right to decent living due to procedural delays?
Years after the pyres died out, the pictures and the questions smoulder...