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Why little Gurupreet had to pay with her life

As long as Asian governments are moved only by greed, corruption and callousness, massive illegal immigration, domestic abuse and child labour will continue

Sunanda K Datta-Ray 

Sunanda K Datta-Ray

The haunting tragedy of six-year-old Gurupreet Kaur from Hasanpur in Haryana who died of thirst in the blistering Arizona desert highlights the criminal negligence of a government whose empty rhetoric unmatched by caring policies forces despised and deprived Indians to vote with their feet. Gurupreet entered the US from Mexico in June with her mother who was one of the five Indians dropped off by human traffickers at a remote and infamous location near Tucson.

Apparently, the mother left her with another family to search for water but couldn’t find anyone on her return. A border ...

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First Published: Fri, December 06 2019. 21:36 IST
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