The Team

Trustees

nityNityanand Jayaraman is a Chennai-based writer and researcher who specializes in investigating and reporting on the environmental and human rights track record of corporations. He is also part of a voluntary collective called Corporate Accountability Desk which extends technical and strategic support to communities that face corporate crime and environmental contamination.

 

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Dr. Shalini Sharma works at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Guwahati) where she teaches courses in environment, social movements and memory studies. She has been involved with the Remember Bhopal Museum from its formative stage itself, and helped with research, content development, and overall coordination.

 

1Suresh Joseph has been associated with the Bhopal struggle since the beginning and has been a long term supporter of the movement. He is a government employee.

 

 

sanjaySanjay Varma was an infant at the time of the disaster, and lost his parents and siblings that fateful night. Sanjay joined the justice movement at a young age; participated in the Padyatra (Footmarch) to Delhi in 2006 and 2008. He is now actively involved in rehabilitation activities among the victims. He is a photography enthusiast and works as an interpreter in the city.

 

RajuRaju was six months old at the time of the disaster and has been involved in the movement for over 15 years now.  He also participated in the Footmarch to Delhi in 2008.  He currently works as an auto driver in Bhopal.

 

Shahanaz Ansari is a gas survivor and currently works in Sambhavna Trust Clinic, Bhopal as a librarian. She has comprehensive knowledge on all the documentation that exists on the Bhopal campaign. She is a science graduate and is extremely passionate about her work.

DanishDanish Husain is an actor, a poet, a theatre director, but most of all known for reviving the lost art of storytelling, Dastangoi, with Mahmood Farooqui.

 

 

udayanDr. Udayan Vajpeyi is Hindi poet, essayist, short fiction and script writer. He teaches Physiology at the Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal.

 

 

 


Advisors to The Trust

rama 2Rama Lakshmi is the curator of the Remember Bhopal Museum. She is a museum studies graduate; she has worked with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., and the Missouri History Museum. Currently she is a journalist with the Washington Post.

 

 

Vivek2Vivek Seth is a Delhi based museum designer. He has been a consultant to India’s first transport museum, India’s first Himalayan Museum and lot of nature interpretation centres.

 

 


Museum Caretaker

SafreenKhanSafreen Khan is a second generated affected gas survivor who leads the Children Against Dow-Carbide organization. Her family is both gas and water affected; and has been actively involved with the Bhopal movement from the beginning.

 


Volunteers

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Kokila Bhattacharya is a freelance illustrator & artist. She works with multiple organisations spread over social & environmental concerns & has been involved with the Bhopal movement since a few years. She juggles between playing curator & manager & carries out visual content in social media, communication, events & campaign co-ordination.

 

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Guneet Narula is a Delhi based web designer/developer and activist who provides technical support to several not for profit organizations. He built the museum website and now helps in maintaining it.

 

 

sujit2Sujit Das is a Bangalore based 3D animator. He helps with artwork and other content generation for the museum website.

 

 

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Ashish Dharmadhikary is a Delhi based sound designer and composer trained at California Institute of Arts. He edited the audios used in the museum.

 

Ritesh Pal helped with the transcriptions of survivors’ oral histories. He works at Sambhavna Clinic.

Devendra PanchalDevendra Panchal is an engineer, activist and community worker currently based in Bhopal.

 

 

 

Harshit Sharma works with CGNet Swara – India’s first voice based portal. He provided logistics support to the museum.

IMG-20150203-WA0000Tarun Saxena is a young college student and civil service aspirant from Bhopal. He has volunteered with the museum’s outreach work ever since he first visited the museum on its inauguration.

 

 

 


 

 

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Sr HIG 22, Housing Board Colony,
Berasia Road, Karond,
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Phone: + 91 9589345134

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