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|| Free food for poor: Lack of awareness, not enough food at night shelters ||

Around 3:30 pm on Tuesday, standing outside a night shelter near AIIMS, Kailash, 44, a differently-abled, held out a transparent plastic bag with one request: A little rice. (1/n)
He had not eaten anything since morning.

“Food is over. Now it will come around 8 pm,” one of the caretakers at the night shelter said, as others were washing their plates after eating.

“I came to Delhi four days back in search of work and sleeps on footpaths... (2/n)
I have not eaten anything from morning,” Mr. Kailash, who cannot walk properly said.

On Saturday, CM Arvind Kejriwal had announced anyone can have food from govt-run night shelters, but interviews with homeless and spot checks at 4 shelters revealed many shortcomings. (3/n)
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Modi: The lockdown was the only method left for us.

(I failed to take preventive steps)

Modi: "The lockdown will be economically costly, but the NATION will have to bear the cost. This is to save YOUR life."

(YOU will have to pay for MY mistakes)

Not questioning lockdown, but drawing attention to questions that need asking.

How did we get here? Why were preventive steps not taken? Who is accountable?

How is it being implemented? Is it done sensibly & sensitively, considering ground realities & vulnerable people?
THEY'll say "this is an emergency, not the time to question the govt."

False. There is no wrong time to ask right questions.

In fact, we are in this crisis bcuz we didn't question the govt. Let's not repeat the mistake.
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