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Social Issues
Food Security
Exclusion as policy
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P.V. SIVAKUMAR A family of labourers outside a construction site in Hyderabad. The Bill runs contrary to a Supreme Court ruling that below poverty line households should not be given less than 35 kg of foodgrain a month.

Attempts by the Congress-led UPA government to adopt the ordinance route to pass the Food Security Bill fail as the opposition parties are more or less united in seeking a Bill that provides universal PDS coverage. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI


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