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Mizo minister rewards parents with most children, wants a baby boom in state

Hydnews | 14/10/2021 04:31 PM | Click to read full article

In a bid to encourage a baby boom, advocated by Mizoram’s churches and civil society organizations, the state’s sports minister Robert Romawia Royte, on Tuesday, distributed Rs 2.5 lakh and mementos to 17 parents boasting of having the highest number of children in his constituency of Aizawl East-II.

Speaking to PTI, Royte claimed the infertility rate and the decreasing growth rate of the Mizo population have become a serious concern.