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India will soon have the world's biggest population, but it's not ready for the challenges that creates

India’s rate of urban population growth is expected to climb, partly due to migratory flows, especially youths seeking jobs. Image: REUTERS/K. K. Arora

Barry Mirkin

Former Chief, Population policy section of the United Nations population division.

Joseph Chamie

Former Director , United Nations population division

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