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In the Global Hunger Index of 107 countries, India has been in the Serious category with number 94 this year. The Global Hunger Index website, which monitors the state of hunger and malnutrition worldwide, released this report on Friday, which came out on Saturday. Experts say that India’s ranking has been low due to slack attitude in handling malnutrition and poor performance of big states.
India’s number below Pakistan, Bangladesh
Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar are also placed in the Serious category in the Global Hunger Index, but all three rank above India. Bangladesh is ranked 75th, Myanmar 78th and Pakistan 88th. Nepal is in the Moderate Hunger category with 73rd rank. Sri Lanka is ranked 64 in the same category. (Click here to see full ranking)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has targeted the Modi government. He tweeted, “The poor of India are hungry because the government is just filling the pockets of some of its special friends.”
14% of India’s population does not have complete nutrition
According to the report of the Global Hunger Index, the rate of malnutrition of children up to 5 years in India is 37.4%, the rate of poor physical development is 17.3%. Mortality rate (mortality) in children up to five years is 3.7. 14% of the country’s population is not getting full nutrition.
Including 31 countries in the Serious category, their score is more than 20 Global Hunger Index has divided them into different categories by giving scores based on the status of hunger and malnutrition in the countries. 31 countries including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan are in the Serious category.
The report said that data from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan from 1991 to 2014 show that malnourished children are mostly children whose families suffer from problems such as poor diet, low literacy of the mother and poverty. Are struggling During these years, the death rate (mortality rate) of children below five years of trauma, infection, pneumonia and diarrhea has decreased in India. However, pre-maturity and low weight have led to an increase in mortality in poor states and rural areas.