Population Control: Issue of Yesterday, Problem of Today and Challenge of Tomorrow
Published on September 16, 2021 | Manuscript Number: 2021/LNLR/16086 | Page Numbers: 86-93
Abstract: The Indian population has been growing at fast rates. The total landmass of the nation is limited, the availability of community resources is finite, and the current prevalence of rising pollution everywhere in the country is a threat. Rapid population growth is a grave concern for the country. The increasing human population is a challenge not only for the existing humans but also for the environment. The consequences of such actions are triggering climate change, global warming and over-exploitation of resources. Many animals and plants have become extinct, and we are losing green cover at an alarming rate. The primary reason for deforestation is to accommodate human settlement. The marine biological resources have depleted due to overfishing, mercantile transportation and mining. Today, India faces land, water, and air pollution, which causes life-threatening diseases such as cancer, tumor, and organ failure. Many polluted cities of the world are in India. Keeping these factors in mind, the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, the most populated globally, has decided to propose a law to control the population. The thought is very noble, but the provisions may not be doing justice to this complex issue. This article aims to examine the population control regime of the country.
Keywords: Population, Control, Pollution.
*Amity Law School, Noida
Cite as: Aditya Singh, Population Control: Issue of Yesterday, Problem of Today and Challenge of Tomorrow (2021) 1(2) LKO. L. REV. 86