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Indian villages mimic cities in terms of aspirations and consumption

Nearly 4 out of 10 households are landless depending on casual labour to keep their kitchen fires burning.

union budget Updated: Feb 29, 2016 11:58 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Charting the growth of rural India. (Shutterstock)

In many ways villages in India mimic towns and cities in terms of aspirations and consumption habits.

Yet, nearly 4 out of 10 households are landless depending on casual labour to keep their kitchen fires burning.

Here is a snapshot of rural India.

For more such charts click here.

Charts by Harry Stevens, Research by HT Business Desk

First Published: Feb 29, 2016 11:29 IST