Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar feels that the atmosphere in the country will change drastically if the Food Security Bill goes through...

He added: "I am totally for providing grain to weaker sections, but why should it be to 70% of the population. If 70% of Indians are below poverty line, then what the hell are we doing here for so many years? Malnutrition is a serious issue for which the Food Security Bill is definitely the answer. Certain sections of society definitely deserve it, but not 70%. It's the moral responsibility of any government to provide for weaker sections of society, but 70% means those who can afford it will also get it." Read More

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