Gambling is slowly emerging as a serious problem in the eastern Indian state of Bihar. What’s worrying for the authorities is that the gamblers have now begun putting their family members on bet after losing money in the gamble.
Three-year-old boy (in green shirt) sitting in the lap of his father who lost him in the gamble. The victor is seen in red shirt. (Supplied)
The village court in progress. (Supplied)
The village court order banning gambling in the village. (Supplied)