Indira Canteens: Popular Or Populist In An Election Year?

PUBLISHED ON: September 1, 2017 | Duration: 21 min, 26 sec

  
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Bengaluru has seen the launch of Indira Canteens - where breakfast costs just five rupees and you can get lunch or dinner for ten rupees. The subsidised canteens have cost and will continue to cost the state hundreds of crores. Is this a genuine move to help the city's poor avoid hunger - or a populist move by the Congress government with an eye on state elections?
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