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WELCOME INITIATIVE OF UNION FOOD MINISTRY
MADHU AGRAWAL | 18 Apr 2011

It refers to welcome initiative of Union Food Ministry to convene a special meeting on April 18 for discussing steps to prevent wastage of food at wedding banquets and other social and private gatherings. Apart from studying Guest Control Order of 1960, Union government should also study models of other countries like Pakistan where only soft drinks and beverages are allowed to be served in such functions.

Such steps will automatically check ugly show of status through money in marriages which in present era is becoming root cause of aborting female foeticide because of money required to be spent in marriages of daughters.