A different (and less heard) perspective on the Food Security Bill
There’s been a lot of sound and fury expressed in various media about the recently passed Food Security Bill. Most of the articles that I’ve come across have bemoaned the bill, the coarse populism and the hollow economics at the heart of it ; few have actually supported it, fewer still with simple facts and cogent reasoning.
Recently came across a news article that supported the bill and gave a few facts; coincidentally, later the same day I read a blog post along somewhat similar lines but with much more data. Links to both given below :
(Disclaimer : Richa is a friend, one whose writing I like and often quote on this blog, or post in entirety.)