Reported by Manish Kumar
, Edited by Anindita Sanyal
| Sunday October 22, 2017, Patna
The family of a 40-year-old man in Jharkhand says he died of starvation and not of illness as claimed by the authorities. Vaidnath Ravidas, a rickshaw puller had died on Friday. The district administration of Dhanbad said he had been ill - a reason that was also cited for the death of 11-year-old Santoshi, who lived 300 km away, in Simdega. The child's family said she had died crying for a mouthful of rice.