Fewest Of India's Children Die In Kerala; Figures In Other States Far Worse | Read

PUBLISHED ON: May 12, 2016 | Duration: 2 min, 13 sec

  
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently compared Kerala to Somalia in terms of infant mortality, triggering a political controversy – but data in this year’s economic survey, collated in 2013, says it happens to be the nation’s best at keeping its children alive. In contrast, states like Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and even Gujarat actually lags far behind some of the African nations.
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