Wrong to say family planning is a conspiracy in Islam & right-wing groups want more kids for Hindus

Muslims have far less access to family planning services than people of other religions, the debate on polygamy is misguided as it is not prevalent in India, literacy rates of girls is directly proportional to lower birthrates and the slogan by some right-wing groups “hum paanch, hamare pachees” is an abomination, says former Chief Election Commissioner Dr S Y Quraishi in this interview with ThePrint’s National Affairs editor Jyoti Malhotra. Dr Quraishi was talking about his book ‘The Population Myth : Islam, family planning and politics in India’ in ThePrint’s #SoftCover​ series in collaboration with Harper Collins India.