Issue Date: Jul 11, 2012
After a wait of six years, Sadhana Das, 45, finally has some hope of getting compensated. Her son Sasthi Das had died in 2006 after working for three years in a quartz crusher unit in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. He was only 25. The landless family had to sell household utensils after exhausting all its savings to pay for Sasthi’s treatment.
Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life
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