HUNGER AND ITS CAUSES What is hunger? If you will ask a doctor he may define that hunger is simply a ‘signal’ sent from your body to your mind in order to replenish the energy levels of your body. You may consider it similar to an empty fuel tank of your car which beeps or emits a signal when the fuel levels are below the minimum requirement. But my concern is not hunger of an individual body but the ‘hunger’ as a phenomenon that plagues the Indian society and many others in the world. Photo Credits: Viktor Hertz Hunger in this particular context refers to the ugly fact that a majority of the population living in any region is unable to have the minimum food that they need to survive. Why hunger exists? This is an interesting question for you will always get varying answers from different people; economists will blame it on GDP or unemployment, social scientists may emphasize on corruption or unequal distribution of wealth and religious pundits may assert that this is
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