One Man’s Stand Against Junk Food as Diabetes Climbs Across India

by Geeta Anand

A fast food restaurant in New Delhi. The International Diabetes Federation projects that the number of Indians with diabetes will roughly double to 123 million by 2040. (Photo: Atul Loke for The New York Times)

India is “sitting on a volcano” of diabetes. A father’s effort to ban
junk food sales in and near schools aims to change what children eat.