Villagers refuse to carry body of leprosy patient (The Asian Age, Aug 17 2017, Page4)


Villagers refuse to carry body of leprosy patient
AKSHAYA KUMAR SAHOO
The Asian Age
Aug 17 2017

In what appears to be an inhuman act, villagers of Basudebpalli village under Manamunda panchayat of Odisha’s Boudh district, on Wednesday refused to carry the body of a leprosy affected person for the funeral. According to reports, when family…read more…

Author: Deepa Palaniappan

Disability Inclusive Development practitioner (Bihar State Rural Livelihoods Mission, BRLPS India), passionate about strengthening data archiving/documentation capabilities of Disabled People's Organisations (DPOs) and community based initiatives.

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