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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Poverty Rate Is Higher In Muslim Rural Population In India

According to United Nation Development Program {UNDP} the poverty rate is the highest in Mulims living in the rural areas of Indian states Asaam, UP, Gujrat and West Bengal. The country director of UNDP said that 47 % poverty prevails in tribal areas while 42 % of the scheduled cast people are very poor. He said as far as the poverty on the basis of religion is concerned the highest rate is among the Muslims. India considers the people poor only those who earn less than Rs 28 per day. It is one-third of a dollar. While the lowest rate of poverty is among the Chritians in India.

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