Context :

  • The Swasth Bharat Yatra, the world’s biggest cyclothon to push people to eat right, culminated in New Delhi.
  • The campaign was flagged-off on 16th October last year on the occasion of World Food Day. The yatra began from six different locations – Leh, Panaji, Thiruvananthapuram, Puducherry, Kolkata and Agartala on six different tracks in which more than ten thousand volunteer cyclists covered over twenty thousand kilometres spreading the message of ‘Eat Safe, Eat Healthy and Eat Fortified. 
  • This yatra is a part of the Eat Right India movement, a pan India public health revolution to create a sustainable culture and habit of safe and healthy diets by promoting individual awareness, collective action, strengthening institutional system and fostering partnerships.
  • Food Safety Standards Authority of India, FSSAI, led the movement.
  • The Swasth Bharat yatra witnessed an enthusiastic participation from all state and union territories.

Swasth Bharat Yatra is related to which movement?

  • a. me too
  • b. anti corruption movement
  • c. Eat Right India movement
  • d. None of the above

Analyse the critical importance of food security and bring out its various dimensions in Indian context.

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