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Fertility slowdown: India's slowing population growth poses danger of an ageing crisis

Slowing of population growth has been one of India’s big successes in the last decade, so much so that cities are in imminent danger of an ageing crisis.

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Aug 17, 2019, 11.00 PM IST
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By Rukmini S

PM Narendra Modi, on August 15, spoke of a "population explosion” in the country. However, slowing of population growth has been one of India’s big successes in the last decade, so much so that cities are in imminent danger of an ageing crisis.

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(The writer is a freelance journalist)
(Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this column are that of the writer. The facts and opinions expressed here do not reflect the views of www.economictimes.com.)
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