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Here’s how numbers mislead.

We know how important is 🇮🇳 India’s economic development, right?

But do you know who in India is reaping the benefits of such growth?

The already 🤑 rich.

1/ India is the second most unequal country in the world after Russia.

The top 1% own 58% of the wealth today.

During British time, top 1% owned 20%.

2/ For all the GDP growth that’s happening, in 2018 the bottom 50% of population saw their wealth rise by 3%.

While the top 1% got richer by 39%.

Now who is this 8% GDP growth benefiting?

3/ Here’s a stat which if doesn’t blow your mind, I don’t know what will.

Wealth of India's top 9 billionaires is equivalent to the wealth of the bottom half of the population.

Read it again: 9 Indians = 600,000,000 Indians.

4/ Now if our government talks about chopping trees and commissioning coal plants for the sake of development, you should know who benefits from it most.

The country has fucked up priorities. No wonder we rank 140 out of 156 countries in happiness m.hindustantimes.com/india-news/ind…
5/ That’s it.

Now you can thank for me ruining your Saturday.

After all, why should I be the only one to boil my blood on a weekend.
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