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Most BJP-ruled states skip eggs in mid-day meal, cite vegetarian sentiments

According to a survey, 14 of 19 BJP-majority states deny eggs to children in schools and anganwadis

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Mid-day Meal Scheme  |  Dmk  |  Tamil Nadu

Devanik Saha I IndiaSpend  |  New Delhi 



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Swati Narayan, a research scholar and an activist with the Right To Food campaign, recently mapped the inclusion of eggs in mid-day meals in schools and anganwadis across India using government data and media reports. The map, which looks at possible links between political ideology and the provision of eggs in these meals, was released on July 8, 2018.

 

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First Published: Tue, July 31 2018. 07:08 IST

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