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Rising Food Prices Harm India’s Poor, Middle Classi
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February 20, 2013 7:54 PM
Major trade unions in India have called a nationwide strike beginning Wednesday to protest increased fuel costs, inflation and what they say are the government’s failed economic policies. VOA correspondent Aru Pande takes a closer look at how retail inflation, which hit nearly 11 percent in January, is affecting the country’s poor and middle class.

Rising Food Prices Harm India’s Poor, Middle Class

Published February 20, 2013

Major trade unions in India have called a nationwide strike beginning Wednesday to protest increased fuel costs, inflation and what they say are the government’s failed economic policies. VOA correspondent Aru Pande takes a closer look at how retail inflation, which hit nearly 11 percent in January, is affecting the country’s poor and middle class.


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