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Census 2021 activities postponed in India

India's last census was carried out in 2011, the population was 121 crore. 

The first phase of Census operations and other related field activities scheduled between April 1 to September 30 2021 have been postponed due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai's written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha on 16th September 2020.