Over 3,000 people were believed to have died in the Bhopal gas leak tragedy that took place on the night of December 2-3, 1984.
"We want that the Centre and Madhya Pradesh government should identify and treat children with congenital malformations born to parents exposed to the tragedy," Sambhavna Trust's managing trustee Satinath Sarangi said today.
"The Sambhavna Clinic that provides free medical care to the survivors of the gas disaster and those exposed to contaminated groundwater around the now defunct Union Carbide factory, has recently done a study involving over one lakh people from about 20,000 families," he said.
"The study population includes almost equal number of individuals with four different kinds of exposure history - exposed to gas in 1984, exposed to contaminated groundwater in and around the now defunct carbide factory where tones of toxic waste of pesticide factory is buried, those exposed to both gas and subsequently water and those unexposed," he said.

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