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India economic slowdown to exacerbate hunger crisis

Malnutrition in India is a chronic problem and degrading economy may make problem worse.

Malnutrition in India is a chronic problem and the slowing economy may make the problem worse.

And with the GDP growth forecast between 4.2-4.7 percent, the economy is witnessing a degradation in many sectors.

Activists and economists say distress in the agriculture sector may have exacerbated the problem.

Al Jazeera’s Anchal Vohra reports from Madhya Pradesh.

Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Jamjoom has more from Baghdad.