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Give geographical reason. Urbanization is increasing rapidly in India. - Geography

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Answer in Brief

Give a geographical reason.

Urbanization is increasing rapidly in India.

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Solution

  1. Urbanization refers to the movement of people and human settlements from rural areas to urban areas.
  2. Rapid urbanization is taking place in India because of the rapid increase in its population. Because of the increase in its population, people require more land and other resources.
  3. Thus villages have given way to the formation of cities and have contributed to the migration of people from rural res to urban areas.
  4. Other factors like employment opportunities, a higher standard of living, better facilities, and infrastructure also force people to migrate from rural areas to urban areas.
Concept: Urbanisation in India
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Balbharati Social Science Geography 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 7 Human Settlements
Exercise | Q 2.3 | Page 51
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