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    World Population Day: A Picture Story

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    July 11, 2015

    These heads you see everyday,

    Don’t they go on increasing day by day?

    Picture 1

    Every nook and corner of India is a clear display of increasing population.

    Whether you’re in a bus, road, hospital, airport or railway station.

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    For the second most populous country of the world is India.

    Why it is so? Let’s move to the causes’ trivia.

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    We people have so much love to share,

    That we begin making love anywhere.

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    This the reason why the birth rate proliferates

    Endangering or completely destroying some innocent fates.

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    We push our daughters to marry as a child,

    Who then have to bear children as the alpha males go wild.

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    Impoverished families think: more the children more will be the income.

    But when it gets to their upbringing, the task becomes irksome.

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    Some go on producing children until they get a son,

    Because you know, daughters cannot support the family in the long run.

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    Embrace the one child policy as a future vision

    Let us take steps in the right directions.

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    Each one of the 7 billion of us bears the rights to live in allay.

    Let us oath to transform this world into a prosperous one on this World Population Day.

    Pictures taken by the author: Aena Rizvi

    Views presented in the article are those of the author and not of ED.

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