India’s population as of March 2011 stood at 1,210.6 million, which accounted for 17.5 per cent of the world’s population. These people are haphazardly scattered over our country’s broad area. The 2011 Census data unveils that Uttar Pradesh with a population capacity of 166 million people is the most populated state of India. Uttar Pradesh comprises about 16 per cent of the nation’s population. On the other hand, Sikkim, the Himalayan state has a population of approximately 0.5 million, and Lakshadweep has a population of only 60 thousand people.