At the prodding of its health minister, India has decided to make TV sets cheaper, hoping to keep couples glued to the shows — and away from each other.
"Entertainment is an important component of the population policy," the Times of India quoted health minister C.P. Thakur as telling lawmakers in parliament. "We want people to watch television."
India population's passed 1 billion in May, and law makers have expressed concern that the country would soon overtake the world's most populous nation, China.
as reported in news source who's name i can't remember