The food security bill was recently passed by a Government ordinance. An ambitious programme of the UPA government, the bill seeks to provide subsidised food to almost two-thirds of the nation. However, many see this as a political gimmick, intended to attract votes for the 2014 general elections.
The cartoon shows a politician carrying the grains in a stack (hinting also at the unresolved problems in storage and distribution of grains to the people) which is reflected in the mirror as an electronic voting machine.
Thanuja Sri M, Hosur
Amal S. Kumar, Kozhikode
Vivek A. Varma, Thrissur
R.D. Pahalavan, Tiruchi