Seven-year-old Babloo has been bedridden since birth. He suffers from cerebral palsy. His father, Bukan Singh Bangkira, works for Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) as a mine worker Photograph by: Chinky Shukla
Every year countless number of children are being affected by nuclear radiation in Jadugoda. Dhanram, 13, is mentally weak and has congenital deformity from birth Photograph by: Chinky Shukla
Two-year-old Babua, who died suddenly, is buried in the backyard of his house with his hands in a pot of brass and a glass, in accordance with tribal customsPhotograph by: Chinky Shukla
More than 100,000 tonnes of radioactive waste is stored in the tailing ponds of Jadugoda, posing a hazard to the environment and people living in the vicinity. The waste remains radioactive for years Photograph by: Chinky Shukla
Mohan, 19, has six toe fingers. His father who was a mine worker died of lung cancer Photograph by: Chinky Shukla
The tailing pipe the little girls are sitting on carries radioactive waste from the mines to the tailing pond. UCIL has erected signboards to warn people against the pond, which can be seen in the background Photograph by: Chinky Shukla
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