Indian Prime Minister: Social Harmony Declines Where Muslims Represent 20% of Population
The Muslim population in India grew by 24 percent between 2001 and 2011 against national average of 18 per cent growth during the same time period.
The Muslim community’s representation rose to 14.2 percent from 13.4 percent of total population.
A new study released by Census 2011 has revealed that in India, Muslims have the highest share of children and teenagers among all religions. According to Zee News – In Indian religious communities, Muslims have the highest share of children and teenagers (0-19 age group) at 47 percent, compared to 40 percent for Hindus, reports The Times of India.
Indian leader Bajrang Dal told supporters this week social harmony declines where Muslims represent 20% of the population.