Weed-killer victims on the warpath


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Bangalore, Sept. 29: Santosh Menezes couldn’t vote in last year’s national elections. No one could arrange for a wheelchair to take the 24-year-old, an endosulfan victim bed-ridden since birth, to the booth.

Now, his family struggles to pay for his basic necessities since the Karnataka government has stopped a court-ordered monthly solatium that 6,000 victims of the deadly weed-killer had been getting since early 2014.

Source : http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150930/jsp/nation/story_45367.jsp#.Vgtk9eyqqko