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According to a report to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, at the present rate the population of India will double in the next 50 years making sustainable development unattainable----news. Your views?

Asked by Good Citizen, 12 Jul '10 10:34 am
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1)It is a wakeup call to all those who keep on saying that increasing population are a boon and not a bane. In fact, unproductive and lazy population can never be termed a boon.
2)If the population doubles by 2060 to reach 2,400 million, you can just imagine what would happen to India. There would not be enough space for people to simply stand, forget about living comfortably.
3)Even at a conservative estimate, one billion people would live below the poverty line which is almost equal to the present population. That is quite disturbing and it would lead to catastrophic situations.
4)All the cities including the metro ones would be so much over crowded that they may become big slums due to large scare migration from the rural to urban areas in search of livelihood.
5)Law enforcement, tax collection, infrastructures, roads, utility services, transportation, education, healthcare and governance would either slowly grind to halt or collapse under the unbearable weight of populatio ...more
Answered by Tony Fernandez, 12 Jul '10 02:47 pm

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Thank god i will not be there in this world
Answered by krish, 12 Jul '10 12:08 pm

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