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The country was `sitting on a
volcano` as far as population explosion was concerned and
steps should be taken to effectively control this growth,
Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today said.
India`s population will rise
to a massive 1.53 billion by 2050, overtaking China and making
the country the world`s most populous nation.