STATISTICS THAT SHOULD SCARE EVERY INDIAN TODAY

The staggering number of farmers' suicides

More than 100,000 farmers have taken their lives since 1997.

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Source: UN

We’re not bringing home the Gold

India has won only 28 medals in total since it first competed in the Olympics in 1920.

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Source – Indian Olympic Association

The Sun don't shine here

Some 400 million Indians have zero access to electricity.

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Source – Economic Times

India's deadly drink

Nearly 50% of India's groundwater is poisonous

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Source – DailyMail

Where breathing can kill you

India's air ranks as the most polluted in the world

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Source – Yale Centre

Being a woman in India could mean you're a fatal statistic

848 Indian women are harassed, raped, killed everyday

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Source – NCRB (National Crime Records Bureau)

How many more alarming statistics will it take for us to wake up?

These horrifying numbers speak louder than words. Yet the numbers have reduced us to a stupor. These numbers have been screaming for our attention. It's high time we look at the issues, the faces and the people behind the numbers. It's time we become more about human and sensitive to the real issues we face today, before either one of us become a statistic.

Alarm bajne se pehle Jaago Re!

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