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Contrary to govt claims, leprosy on rise in India - NewsX

Official records say Leprosy has been eliminated in India... elaborate claims made by the government as far back as 2005.. But 7 years on, reality states quite the opposite. Fresh cases continue to emerge. The difference is -- funding for treatment has been pulled out, while cruel discriminatory legalities ensure that the Leprosy afflicted stay on the margins. NewsX reporter Aafreen Alam investigates..

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