Silicosis patient yet to get compensation
JAIPUR: Prem Lal Meghwal of Chainpura in Asind, Bhilwara, can scarcely take two steps without panting for breath. He is only 38, father of four children, the oldest of whom is a married daughter, 18 years old.
He has been bedridden with silicosis for over five years, and his wife now sets out to find work at construction sites or in farms, to keep the household going.
Meghwal has a certificate dated December 27, 2016, showing that he is suffering from silicosis.
Courtesy: The Times of India