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[22 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 4,067 views]
Entitlements of hunger

The government of India is in the process of enacting a Food Security Act, even as 500 million people live with hunger and poverty while 46 percent children are undernourished in the country. The NFSA proposes to lower ration prices but also attempts to reduce the quantity of grain given to each family. Sachin Kumar Jain rings the warning bell
Chronic hunger and malnutrition are a reality for a very large section of Indian population, with numbers of people living under conditions of extreme poverty rising sharply over the years.  Forced …