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Aadhaar and the mid day meal scheme: a denial of basic rights

Krishna, Ananye (2017) Aadhaar and the mid day meal scheme: a denial of basic rights. South Asia @ LSE (26 Jun 2017). Website.

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Abstract

Earlier this month, the government of the north Indian State of Uttar Pradesh announced children would require an Aadhaar card to claim food from the Mid Day Meal Scheme as of 30 June, in line with central government policy. As the cut-off point looms, Ananye Krishna writes that the move is legally questionable and risks denying millions of children a much needed meal.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
Sets: Collections > South Asia @ LSE
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2017 09:55
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2020 00:23
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/82432

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