Conservative Tamil Nadu sees the most divorces in India

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New Delhi, Apr 5: Tamil Nadu is considered to be the most conservative state and it's pretty surprising that the state had recorded the highest percentage of widowed/divorced or separated (WDS) people in the nation. While Delhi had recorded the lowest percentage of widowed/divorced in 2010 in India.

Registrar General of India had conducted a survey and submitted the sample Registration System 2010 data to the Union Health Ministry. According to the survey, it was found that Tamil Nadu with 14.5% was followed by Karnataka with 14.2% of WDS, Kerala with 14% and Andhra Pradesh with 13.6%.

Maharashtra recorded the fifth position in the highest percentage of widowed/divorced or separated (WDS) people. Over 7% of the population witnessed WDS of an age group of 10 and above.

Meanwhile, Odisha, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat recorded the lower percentage of WDS.

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