Savitri sits in her hut with her two young sons. Till recently, she had another child. The two-year-old died last month. In local parlance, he died of "sukhni"-which literally means a child shrivelling from hunger.
In this part of north Madhya Pradesh, so many children die of hunger that the region has actually coined its own term to describe the horror.
In the last three months, 65 children between the age of one to six have starved to death.
Last year, 195 children were killed.More...