Hunger levels "serious" in India

Print edition : November 22, 2019

Jian Kisku and his wife Rasodi Hembram outside their village in Dumka district of Jharkhand. Their neighbour Kaleshwar Soren died in November 2018 allegedly because of hunger and non-distribution of PDS food grains. Photo: Manob Chowdhury

Children of a primary school inside the Similipal Tiger Biosphere Reserve in Odisha lining up for their midday meal in 2018. Photo: Biswaranjan Rout

A global report shows that India suffers from serious levels of hunger and food deprivation despite being a major food producer, which indicates a failure to reduce inequality and improve distribution.
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