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India is the world’s fifth largest economy, and the most populous country in the world. While Internet users have steadily grown since the 1990s, growth has begun to taper off, indicating that the country may need to more aggressively connect rural areas, where most of its population lives. Having actively promoted IPv6 adoption, India has one of the highest IPv6 uptake rates globally. The country however also continues to lead the world in shutting down the Internet. Mandated blackouts, which can last for months in some regions, stifle the growth of industries that increasingly rely on Internet connectivity.