Jharkhand, Dec 17, 2016: After failing to feed her kids, the wife of a labourer rendered jobless post the noteban killed her young son and daughter in Giridih district of Jharkhand.
The sorry tale of hunger is disturbing as well as mirror to the India that is moving towards digital road. After the incident, the mother told police that she took the extreme step as it had become unbearable for her to endure the cries of the starving children who don’t have food from last two consecutive days.
She confessed that she had pushed her children into a well in a farm around 1 km from their home.
She had exhausted all options to arrange for food for kids after her husband who was a daily wage earner in Mumbai, had become jobless after the government’s decision to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes.