BBC Global Question event was held in Bikaner House, New Delhi, the
evening at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, 10 th Sept.2018.
Thepanel members included Chhavi Rajawat, Manu Jospeh, Zeinab (the
Anchor) Meenakshi Lekhi (MP.) Binny Bansal , Aditi Mittal.
Manu Jospeh expressed his concern over the poor status of the people of the country quoting the example of the deaths due to hunger.
Meenakshi Lekhi said a large number of persons living below the poverty line have been uplifted to above the poverty line. Manu Jospeh said that the corruption is also a big issue which the Government has to solve. Meenakshi Lekhi replied that the Govt. is monitoring the work of the institutions well and there is transparency in their work as compared to earlier.
The anchor Zeinab named the media persons one by one who asked questions on different topic viz. caste system and social evils in India, unemployment even after getting high education and struggle by the youth.
Meenakshi Lekhi said that the Govt. is running skill training programme so that more and more persons become self employed to generate income for themselves. She said that the citizens have to participate in the policies / prog. of the Govt. for
Chhavi Rajawat laid emphasis on the need of Education for all and enforcement of law for speedy trial and punishment as a measure to curb crime against girl and women.