Anybody out there for them?

  • Publish Date: Jan 28 2017 1:32PM
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  • Updated Date: Jan 28 2017 1:33PM
Anybody out there for them?

                                        Illustration by Suhail Naqshbandi

Looked after at G B Pant Hospital, Burhan, 6, and Salman, 11, were deserted by their respective parents: Burhan was dumped at the stairs of a Srinagar shrine and Salman left at the Children’s hospital by the parents who had faked their identities.

Their pathetic plight spotlights the troubling increase in the frequency of the children abandoned by their parents for a variety of reasons