An estimated 30 to 50 million people in India suffer from a disability. This number translates to about 3 to 5 percent of the 1.13 billion inhabitants. The country is plagued by a variety of issues, including overpopulation, poverty, internal conflict,and contamination by landmines as well as other explosive remnants of war.
Journal of Mine Action
: Vol. 12
, Article 35.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol12/iss1/35