It’s Been Over 3 Years Since PIL To Regulate Sale In Schools Was Filed

The city is in the grip of a silent childhood epidemic—obesity.Astudy by the Diabetes Foundation of India has shown that 25% of schoolchildren in Delhi are overweight or obese, which is the highest incidence in the country.Yet, attemptsto addressthe problem by banning or regulating the sale of junk food in and around schools have met with stubborn resistance.