Rising food prices punish rich and poor in India
The Indian government says food prices have increased almost 20 percent over last year, reaching a 10-year high. That is adversely affecting most of India's 1.1 billion people. Worldfocus producers Mary Lockhart and Ara Ayer and correspondent Daljit Dhaliwal report on the food crisis from the slums to high-rise buildings of Delhi.
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Food prices punish rich and poor in India
All across India, people feel the effects of rising food costs, spiking inflation and lackluster harvests.
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