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In wasting children, a richer India sees "national shame"

Severely malnourished two-year-old girl Rajni is weighed by health workers at the Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre of Shivpuri district, Madhya Pradesh February 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Files

Severely malnourished two-year-old girl Rajni is weighed by health workers at the Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre of Shivpuri district, Madhya Pradesh February 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Files

Severely malnourished two-year-old girl Rajni is weighed by health workers at the Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre of Shivpuri district, Madhya Pradesh February 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Files
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A malnourished Sahariya tribe child is seen outside his house at Kasbathana village in Baran district in Rajasthan February 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Files

A malnourished Sahariya tribe child is seen outside his house at Kasbathana village in Baran district in Rajasthan February 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Files

A malnourished Sahariya tribe child is seen outside his house at Kasbathana village in Baran district in Rajasthan February 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Files
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One-year-old Sakshi, who weighs 3.8 kg and suffers from severe malnutrition, cries as she waits for food at the Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre of Shivpuri district, Madhya Pradesh February 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

One-year-old Sakshi, who weighs 3.8 kg and suffers from severe malnutrition, cries as she waits for food at the Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre of Shivpuri district, Madhya Pradesh February 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

One-year-old Sakshi, who weighs 3.8 kg and suffers from severe malnutrition, cries as she waits for food at the Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre of Shivpuri district, Madhya Pradesh February 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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