The struggle of encephalitis patients and their families in eastern Uttar Pradesh.
by Prabhat SinghDec 04, 2014
Encephalitis is a curse for the eastern part
of Uttar Pradesh. During the last decade, it proved fatal for hundreds of
children in the districts of Gorakhpur, Kushinagar, Siddharthanagar and
Maharajganj. The situation has become even more critical because of lack of
medical aid required to cope, as well as negligence of hygiene in affected
This year, from January to November 21, 569 patients died of
encephalitis. In 2011, 627 died and 619 in 2013. In the period of 2005 to 2013,
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is a photographer who landed in a newsroom and reported and edited newspapers in India for more than three decades. He has studied Tharu traditions and culture, and has authored four books. He is based in Delhi.
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