Devendra Fadnavis Lauds Uttar Pradesh New Population Policy, Backs Such Law For Entire Country

Devendra Fadnavis Lauds UP's New Population Policy, Backs Such Law For Entire Country

The new coverage gives incentives to these limiting their kids to 2. (File)


Former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday welcomed the Uttar Pradesh authorities’s new inhabitants coverage for 2021-2030 and mentioned if wanted, such a legislation needs to be formulated for your entire nation.

Talking to reporters, the BJP chief mentioned such a legislation needs to be there in states the place there’s a big “population explosion”.

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday unveiled the Uttar Pradesh Population Policy 2021-2030, saying growing inhabitants was a “hurdle in development” and extra efforts are wanted to regulate it.

The UP authorities not too long ago put up a draft of its inhabitants management invoice on the state’s legislation fee web site, saying folks having greater than two kids in UP will likely be debarred from contesting native our bodies polls, making use of for presidency jobs or receiving any form of subsidy.

It additionally prohibits promotions in authorities jobs for such folks, whereas providing incentives to these limiting their kids to 2.

The draft says it’s needed to regulate and stabilise the inhabitants of the state for the promotion of sustainable improvement with extra equitable distribution.

Replying to a question on it, Mr Fadnavis mentioned, “I feel that if needed, such a law should also be framed for the entire country.” “We don’t want to do it like China, but at the same time we need to control our population. We live in a democracy and if we implement such a law through incentives, then we can certainly control our population,” he mentioned.

Notably, the UP authorities has mentioned that as a part of its new coverage, it can incentivise folks to assist in inhabitants management.


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