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‘Tribals eating wild roots for want of food in Chhattisgarh’

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People from an endangered tribe in are on the verge of starvation with one of them dying due to hunger, alleged today seeking to expose the claims of the government boasting one of the best PDS systems.

State PCC Chief Bhupesh Baghel said that Lamburam, a member of the highly protected tribe of Pahadi Korwa, died as he could not get food for four days at a Primary Health Centre in Sanna in Jashpur district. Lamburam had taken his wife Sukhni to the Centre for treatment of an eye ailment.