Every year in India, industrial accidents kill thousands of people and leave thousands of others disabled for life. According to the government, at least 6,500 workers died on the job between 2017 and 2021. But labour activists say the figure could be higher. The victims of workplace accidents are often poor workers in factories or on construction sites. Yet India, now the most populous country in the world, wants to become an industrial power by encouraging investment and innovation. Our correspondents report.
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