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The Baran Starvation Death Reports

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Feeding in to the SC Writ

Enhanced Entitlements under Water Supply and Fodder Provision

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10 litres per capita per day (LCPD) to 15 LCPD

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Enhanced Support for Livestock

Coherent understanding of the role of Central & State Governments and the Local Administration.

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Challenged the State Government but also worked in tandem to exert pressure on the central government

18 September 2005

Session I –

Food Situation in the country and the Right to Food campaign - Kavita Srivastava

The "Right to Food Campaign" is an informal network of organisations and individuals committed to the realisation of the right to food in India. We consider that everyone has a fundamental right to be free from hunger and under nutrition.

Realising this right requires not only equitable and sustainable food systems, but also entitlements relating to livelihood security such as the right to work, land reform and social security. We consider that the primary responsibility for guaranteeing these entitlements rests with the state. Lack of financial resources cannot be accepted as an excuse for abdicating this responsibility. In the present context, where people's basic

Report: Two-day state level workshop on ‘Right to Food’

17 – 18 September 2005, Nagpur.

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