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There is data to show extreme poverty, malnourishment in India. Why is no one talking about it?

Even as the number of millionaires in India is rising, the picture on the other end of the spectrum is stark.

In the current politico-economic discourse, where there are major discussions on the Rafale deal or on Article 377, there is little noise on extreme poverty and major — if not massive — underemployment and unemployment.

This despite the fact that the Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen and his collaborator Professor Jean Dreze have looked closely at most data available, with Jean Dreze analysing many states and regions, to put together statistics.

the socio economic parameters raised by sen dreze are looking at social services and the betterment of the poor and lower middle strataThe socio-economic parameters raised by Sen-Dreze look at social services and the betterment of the poor and

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