World Population Day: A Picture Story

These heads you see everyday,

Don’t they go on increasing day by day?

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Every nook and corner of India is a clear display of increasing population.

Whether you’re in a bus, road, hospital, airport or railway station.

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For the second most populous country of the world is India.

Why it is so? Let’s move to the causes’ trivia.

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We people have so much love to share,

That we begin making love anywhere.

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This the reason why the birth rate proliferates

Endangering or completely destroying some innocent fates.

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We push our daughters to marry as a child,

Who then have to bear children as the alpha males go wild.

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Impoverished families think: more the children more will be the income.

But when it gets to their upbringing, the task becomes irksome.

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Some go on producing children until they get a son,

Because you know, daughters cannot support the family in the long run.

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Embrace the one child policy as a future vision

Let us take steps in the right directions.

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Each one of the 7 billion of us bears the rights to live in allay.

Let us oath to transform this world into a prosperous one on this World Population Day.

Pictures taken by the author: Aena Rizvi

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