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Babies are a steal in steel city

Jajati Karan / CNN-IBN

Rourkela (Orissa): The adoption racket is now a nationwide phenomenon — from cities to remote villages there is big money to be made.

CNN-IBN's Special Investigation Team travelled to Rourkela, Orissa's steel city, to find out how the steel city has become a den for child trafficking.

Tribal children brought from in and around Sundergarh district are sold in the name of adoption at illegal adoption centres which have mushroomed in the city over the past few years.

What's even more shocking is the fact that the adoption agencies are run by highly placed government officials.

There are six adoption agencies in Rourkela and all of them are illegal....

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