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Here are some home truths for you Indians to ponder on.

Healthcare/Sanitation:

* The latest UNICEF data shows that one in three malnourished children worldwide are found In India.

* 122 million Indian households have no toilets, and 33% lack access to latrines; over 50% of the population (638 million) defecates in the open.

* 80% of the Indian population leave their stools in the open or throw them in the garbage.

Poverty:

* 78% of Indias population live on less than Rs 20 per day, thats 0.50 US cents.

* Multi-dimensional Poverty Index (MPI) found that there were 650 million people (53.7% of population) living in abject poverty in India, of which 340 million people (28.6% of the population) were living in severe poverty, and that a further 198 million people (16.4% of the population) were vulnerable to poverty.

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