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Amid Covid, India's billionaire count rose by 40 to 142 in 2021: Oxfam

The number of Indian billionaires grew from 102 to 142, while 84 per cent of households in the country suffered a decline in their income in 2021, which was also a year marked by tremendous loss of life and livelihoods, according to non-profit Oxfam India's latest report published on Monday.

The report 'Inequality Kills' comes ahead of the World Economic Forum's Davos Agenda.

First Published: Jan 17 2022 | 5:22 PM IST

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