NIMMA BENGALURU, Tue-07-Jun-2011 ,Basavanagudi, Bangalore
Basavanagudi: People Solidarity Concerns arranged a rally near Town Hall on Sunday in protest regarding permanent ban of Endosulfan in in the country on the eve of Environment Day
Endosulfan, is a Polychlorinated compound used for controlling variety of pests. Very few people in India know about Endosulfan. A highly toxic compound Endosulfan is a highly toxic. It is a 50 year old organ chlorine pesticide used to control insects on food and non-food crops like agricultural products including Paddy, Maize, Coffee, Tea, cashew, Mango and many others, till they find proper alternative. This means that the users of these products like us will continue to consume the deadly chemical Endosulfan. It is easily absorbed by humans through the stomach, lungs and via the skin. Endosulfan has been linked to congenital physical disorders and mental disabilities.
The agitators demanded that a permanent and immediate ban on Endosulfan usage in all across the country required and provide Proper relief, rehabilitation and compensation to the survivors of Endosulfan.