Lucas Chancel and Thomas Piketty from the World Inequality Lab at the Paris School of Economics reported, India's top 1 percent in today's "Billionaire Raj" have a similar share of the national income as the top 1 percent did under the British Raj.
A majority of the population lives in poverty.
On the 2020 Global Hunger Index, India is 94th out of 107 countries
India's National Family Health Survey for 2019-20 showed that in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat, 39 percent of children under the age of five have had their growth stunted by malnutrition.
Thousands per day, perhaps a million per year, die of malnutrition in India, most of whom are children.