Hindu Groups in United Kingdom Protest Dow Chemicals Sponsoring Of London 2012 Olympic Games

Dow Chemicals is a major sponsor of London 2012 Olympic Games. Dow Chemical owns Union Carbide responsible for 15,000 poisoning deaths in the Bhopal Gas Tragedy in 1984. Bhopal Gas Tragedy was an industrial catastrophe that occurred in 1984 at the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) pesticide plant in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Around midnight on the intervening night of December 2-3, 1984, the plant released methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas and other toxins, resulting in the exposure of over 5,00,000 people. (Gas Tragedy pictures).
The Guardian UK reports 
Representatives of the 800,000-strong Hindu community in the UK will meet on Tuesday night to rally opposition against Dow Chemical being a major sponsor of the London Olympics. The company's sponsorship of a wrap around the Olympic stadium has already raised the threat of a boycott of the games by India
The meeting, hosted by the Hindu Forum of Britain, an umbrella organisation for nearly 400 Hindu groups, comes as new details have emerged of the government's involvement in the sponsorship deal with Dow, which owns the company responsible for more than 15,000 deaths from poisoning in Bhopal, India
In her invite to the meeting in London to discuss protest measures, Bharti Tailor, the forum's secretary general, said the group actively supported the Olympics, but urged members to take a stand against companies which "continue to trample over society". 
"Locog believes that this is purely [a] Hindu issue, let us prove them wrong and make it clear that it is a moral and ethical issue that is not restricted to India and Hindus," she added.