NDTV News Desk
| Tuesday October 17, 2017, Ranchi
To most children, festival holidays bring joy and a break from studies. For Santoshi Kumari, it meant starving. The 11-year-old died on September 28 at her village in Jharkhand, months after the administration allegedly stopped giving her family subsidized food. A report by district officials says the cause of death is malaria, but her family claims she died crying, "bhaat, bhaat (rice)."