From the India Today Archives: Living Under the Shadow of Landmines


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(India Today) For Ram Chandra Sharma, 27, landmines are not part of wartime tales but a ubiquitous danger, very real and near. A resident of Daulatpura village on the border with Pakistan in Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar district, he has seen four village people blown into pieces and another six maimed for life by mines. Anxious about the lurking threat, Sharma, a tailor by profession, got his small field, 100 km from Daulatpura, cleared of all mines by the army…

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Published: Monday, February 13, 2023

Last Updated: Monday, February 13, 2023

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