More than 300 Adivasi children lost their lives in Malkangiri: the govt must declare an emergency

Courtesy: Dalit Camera

More than 300 Adivasi children have died in Malkangiri in the past two months of Japanese Encephalitis, official figure says 110 but local activists say the number is much higher, what is happening in Malkangiri

  • K SHESHU BABU

    The discrepancy of number of children who died due to Japanese encephalitis between government and activists varies widely. As rightly pointed in the video conversation, health emergency should be declared and medical facilities to adivasis must be made available immediately in rural areas