"Gujarat is projected by BJP as model state for development. Now, the real facts have come out through the CAG report," Ahmed, Congress general secretary and in charge of Haryana affairs, said.

Every third child in Gujarat is underweight: CAG

He said that there was no comparison between Haryana and Gujarat in terms of development, claiming that the Congress-ruled state was ahead on several fronts.

Malnutrition rate in Gujarat is exemplary: BJP

The CAG report has lambasted the working of the Integrated Child Development Scheme in Gujarat, which is aimed at fighting malnutrition among children, saying every third child in the state is underweight.

The Gujarat government had countered the report claiming that this figure had declined to less than 26 percent this year due to various steps taken by the state dispensation.


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