When I think of divorce, I think of Ross. We may dismiss this famous line told by Joey Tribbiani in America’s greatest sitcom FRIENDS thinking this happens in the West. But times in India are a changing. As of now, there are 1.36 million divorced people in India.
According to a BBC report, this is equivalent to 0.24% of the married population, and 0.11% of the total population. Percentage-wise you may think this is no big deal but here’s a little lowdown on what this means. The number of people separated is almost thrice the number of people divorced. Does that make sense?