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Indian State Set to Implement Two-Child-Limit Policy to Curb Population Boom

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Indian State Set to Implement Two-Child-Limit Policy to Curb Population BoomAfter Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech in which he pitched population control, some states in India are actively working on a two-child-limit policy to keep the population under check India’s northeastern state of Assam is set to implement a two-child-limit policy – candidates with more than two children will not be eligible to apply for government jobs in the State. The policy will come into effect from 1 January 2021. Taking the decision two years after the Bill was passed in the State legislature, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal’s office tweeted: “In a revolutionary move, the Cabinet (State’s council of Ministers) approved the Two-Child Norms and...
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