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India will gain 100% literacy in next 5 years: Javadekar

India will gain 100% literacy in next 5 years’

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said here on Saturday that India would achieve 100% literacy rate within the next five years.

“There was a literacy rate of 18% in the post Indepen-dence era. Today, it has gone up to 80% and I guarantee that within the next five years, it will be 100%. There will be no illiteracy in the country,” he said.IANS

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