Countries like US, Japan, China ageing, India getting younger: Sushma Swaraj


Underlining that countries such as the US, Japan and China are ageing rapidly, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Monday said India is getting younger and this demographic perspective offers it an “unprecedented edge” that will help in building a “New Young India” by 2022.

Swaraj, in her inaugural address at the Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, said the Indian diaspora has dramatically changed the world’s perception of Indians and our country.

“India has the largest diaspora in the world, at almost 31 million, which is spread throughout the globe. However, what marks all of you is the shared common identity – of Indianness – and a shared common origin – India, land of your forefathers,” Swaraj said at the Youth PBD.  Read More

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