INDIA: Three members of one family starve to death in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

INDIA: Three members of one family starve to death in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Vishambhar, a weaver, lives together with his surviving children in a thatched hut, after his wife and two children died in April and May 2005. His wife Jigna died on April 16 and his 16-year-old daughter Soni died on April 21 due to starvation and hunger-related diseases. On May 21 his two-month old son also died from starvation. He and the others that are still alive are facing imminent death for want of food. Read more about INDIA: Three members of one family starve to death in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh