Last week, Prime Minister Singh was ready to introduce the nuclear liability bill, which would let U.S. corporations off the hook for any nuclear accidents in India. But over 50,000 of us signed a petition asking him to hold this bill. Now he’s not introducing the bill in this session of parliament after all!
In case of an accident at Indian nuclear plants, U.S. companies would get away by paying a small amount, and Indian tax payers would bear the bulk of the expenses involved. Imagine if this law passes, then we face a disaster even worse than Bhopal.
The bill has only been deferred until the next parliamentary session in a few weeks. Now’s the time to increase pressure on the PM to drop this bill.
Can you sign our petition right away?