Bhopal Gas Tragedy compensation: Supreme Court asks if settlement amount can be revised in a curative petition

The Bench questioned why the Central government did not make good the shortfall in compensation to the victims, as ordered by the Supreme Court while disposing of the review petition.
Justice Vikram Nath, Justice Sanjiv Khanna, Justice SK Kaul, Justice Abhay S. Oka, Justice J.k. Maheshwari
Justice Vikram Nath, Justice Sanjiv Khanna, Justice SK Kaul, Justice Abhay S. Oka, Justice J.k. Maheshwari

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stated that it could not turn the case involving compensation for families of victims affected by the 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy into a suit to determine the compensation afresh. (Union of India v. Union Carbide Corporation)

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