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Dr. J K Bajaj

Dr. J K Bajaj

Dr. J.K. Bajaj is Director, Centre for Policy Studies and author of several books including the landmark "Indian Demographics."

Should India strive to become the  largest exporter of beef in the world?
Archives, Rights (Discrimination & Appeasement)

Should India strive to become the largest exporter of beef in the world?

Dr. J K Bajaj- August 10, 2017

The export of beef has distorted not only the composition of the buffalo herd of India, it has distorted the traditional balance between the number ... Read More

Religion Data of Census 2011: The Declining share of Sikhs in the population of India
Archives, Commentaries

Religion Data of Census 2011: The Declining share of Sikhs in the population of India

Dr. J K Bajaj- December 28, 2015

Notwithstanding the general impression of Sikhs being present everywhere, their presence outside the Punjab and its neighbourhood is not very high. Read More

ORPs In Jharkhand
Archives, Commentaries

ORPs In Jharkhand

Dr. J K Bajaj- December 1, 2015

In the previous post, we have noted that the decline in the share of Indian Religionists (IRs), and the corresponding rise of Muslims and Christians... Read More

The Indian Tradition Of Growing And Sharing Food: Annam Bahukurvita
Archives, Indology

The Indian Tradition Of Growing And Sharing Food: Annam Bahukurvita

Dr. J K Bajaj- November 27, 2015

India today [1996, when this article was first written] produces around 180 million tons of food grains for a population of around 900 million. Read More

Religion Data of Census 2011: Jharkhand And Reversal of the imbalance
Archives, Commentaries

Religion Data of Census 2011: Jharkhand And Reversal of the imbalance

Dr. J K Bajaj- November 18, 2015

In Jharkhand, as in Bihar, the Indian Religionists seem to have reversed the trend of continuous decline in their share. Read More

Religion Data of Census 2011: The Case of Bihar
Archives, Commentaries

Religion Data of Census 2011: The Case of Bihar

Dr. J K Bajaj- November 17, 2015

The main religious demographic issue in the country still remains the excessively high growth of Muslims and Christians in various regions. Read More