FEATURE-Hunger brings anguish for millions of Pakistanis

Courtesy & Thanks: Reuters News, 11 July 2008

By Aftab Borka 
      THARPARKAR, Pakistan, July 11 (Reuters) – When Pakistani (Sindhi) labourer Mangal Ram’s children cry from hunger all he has to offer them is empty promises. “My kids complain and cry for more food but what can I do?,” said Ram, 50, a father of seven who lives in the desert village of Tharparkar, in the southern Pakistani province of Sindh. “We say ‘wait, we’ll cook more’, what else can we do?” he asks with a shrug.

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