Cooks Beddo and Bimla, make rotis (a wheat flat bread) at a government school in a village  called Bawani Khera, in south central Haryana. The menu for the day is roti and a vegetable dish.
Cooks Beddo and Bimla, make rotis (a wheat flat bread) at a government school in Bawani Khera village, in south central Haryana. The menu for the day is roti and a vegetable dish.
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Rhitu Chatterjee

Saroj (left) and Santosh (right), carry a bowl of white rice after washing it.
Saroj (left) and Santosh (right), carry a bowl of white rice after washing it.
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Rhitu Chatterjee

Santosh, one of the two cooks at this government school in Dujana, Haryana pours the rice into  the cauldron of curried lentils and vegetables.
Santosh, one of the two cooks at this government school in Dujana, Haryana pours the rice into the cauldron of curried lentils and vegetables.
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Rhitu Chatterjee

Every school serves a different meal each day of the week. The menu for the day is khichdi, a  dish made with rice, lentils and vegetables.
Every school serves a different meal each day of the week. The menu for the day is khichdi, a dish made with rice, lentils and vegetables.
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Rhitu Chatterjee

Santosh (left) and Suman (right), the two school cooks serve the khichdi to girls during lunch  time.
Santosh (left) and Suman (right), the two school cooks serve the khichdi to girls during lunch time.
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Rhitu Chatterjee

Girls eating their lunch in the school’s hallway.
Girls eating their lunch in the school’s hallway.
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Rhitu Chatterjee

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