Who Served the Poison?

  • Abhijit DasEmail author
  • Joyashree Roy
  • Sayantan Chakrabarti
Part of the India Studies in Business and Economics book series (ISBE)


What is the source of the arsenic in the groundwater? This fundamental question has been debated by researchers for long. There have been contrasting schools of theories, from geological to man-made, explaining the presence of arsenic in groundwater. In this chapter, through review of literature and interviews with various domain experts, we sum up these diverse theories explaining the cause of arsenic contamination of groundwater.


Arsenic Contamination Hunger Strike Murshidabad District SSKM Hospital Interesting Revelation 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Abhijit Das
    • 1
    Email author
  • Joyashree Roy
    • 2
  • Sayantan Chakrabarti
    • 3
  1. 1.Vijaygarh Jyotish Ray CollegeKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia
  3. 3.KolkataIndia

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