In India, Missing School to Work in the Mine - The New York Times
Feb 25, 2013 . Children Toil in India's Mines, Despite Legal Ban . A young coal miner studied English during a break in Khliehriat, . They wore T-shirts, pajama-like pants and short rubber boots — not .. Bindo M. Lanong, Meghalaya's deputy chief minister for mining and geology, flatly denied the investigations' findings.