News > Why UP’s proposed population control bill is bad as policy and politics

Why UP’s proposed population control bill is bad as policy and politics

20/07/2021 01:12 PM | Click to read full article

The Uttar Pradesh Law Commission released the draft of the Uttar Pradesh Population (Control, Stabilisation and Welfare) Bill, 2021 on July 19, days before the state’s chief minister unveiled a new population policy. 

Abhijit Das writes in his column ‘Road to demographic distress’, UP’s proposed population control bill is not only unnecessary and harmful but can potentially lead to political and demographic disaster.