29 ago. 2017
Tied to a tree like an animal
Jiva Ram, 11, from Baydi village in Udaipur, suffers from polio was tied to a tree outside his house by his father Hurma Ram, 35, before he went out to work on his farm.
He said: 'He had harmed himself in the past. To avoid any problems we had to keep him tied.'
Jiva Ram is now free, and been taken to a shelter home by representatives of the Child Welfare Committee, the NGO Aasra Vikas Sansthan and the Child Rights Department.
Bhojraj Singh, the founder of Aasra Vikas Sansthan was shocked to find he tied to a tree 'like an animal'.
Marcel Gala Simón - Polio Spain
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