Children Don’t Smile in Dhanbad Villages – Their Water Is Poison

Sixty-eight-year-old Himanshu Chakrabarty of Brahman Tola village in Ghadbad panchayat of Dhanbad has only one desire – death. For more than 15 years, he has suffering from weak and deformed bones with almost no flesh on his body, limping around like a living skeleton. A sufferer of a crippling disease called fluorosis, which is caused due to an excess intake of fluoride, Chakrabarty wants an end to his pain. “I only want death,” he cries out in pain. “How much more do I have to suffer?” Read more

Courtesy: The Quint