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Covid-19 orphans in India to get monthly stipends and free education

BANGALORE – Three months after living with his aunt, a nine-year-old boy in Vellore district in Tamil Nadu has finally begun to make sense of his parents’ long absence.

The boy’s 30-something father, who worked in a state-owned liquor shop, died of Covid-19 in March. A day later, his wife also succumbed to the virus. Their two sons have since been living with relatives.

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