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Census of India, 2011

The next decennial census of India will be held in February 2011. The provisional figures will be released by the end of March 2011. It may be recalled that ever since 1881, India has conducted a census every 10 years, without any interruption.

I asked the census commissioner, C Chan dramouli: “What is new in the 2011 Census?” The gist of the discussion with him and R C Sethi, additional registrar general (ARG), was:

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