5-YEAR-OLD DALIT GIRL ALLEGEDLY STARVED TO DYING
new Delhi. On May 16, a 5-year-old Dalit girl allegedly died of starvation in Latehar district of Jharkhand.
His father, who works on a brick kiln, mentioned that he couldn’t get any revenue through the lockdown.
According to Scroll’s report, in a video launched by social staff who reached the woman’s house in Hesatu village in Latehar, members of the family, neighbors and group well being staff are explaining the reason for dying of five-year-old Nimani to starvation.
The district administration refused to “confirm” the incident, stating that there was not sufficient info to starve to dying.
Latehar District Commissioner Zeeshan Qamar mentioned, “From what I heard, the child had breakfast and went to a nearby pond to swim.” ‘She fainted within the night and died. If he had eaten breakfast, how might or not it’s hunger to dying? ‘
1/3 Short thread: Hunger strikes again in Jharkhand (Hesatu village, Latehar): Dalit family, no land, no ration card, no food in the house. Eight children, all famished – one of them, Nimani (right), fell unconscious and died last evening
2/3 Nimani’s mother, Lalawati, was struggling to feed her children in the last 2 months, when her husband Jaglal Bhuiyan was trapped in a brick kiln in Latehar.
3/3 Jaglal Bhuiyan was getting food at the brick kiln, but his wages were being held until the end of the season. He was unable to send any money home.
Courtesy : Sahiwal.tv