Geography

Since independence, how many times has the census been taken?


ANSWER

Seven


SOLUTION

Post 1949, it has been conducted by the Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. All the censuses since 1951 were conducted under the 1948 Census of India Act. The last census was held in 2011, whilst the next will be held in 2021.

So total seven census were conducted.

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