The unfair distribution of power and resources between West and East Pakistan, the assertion of regional and linguistic identity of the people of East Pakistan and the atrocities meted out to East Pakistani citizens by the West Pakistan army further divided the subcontinent, resulting in the creation of Bangladesh. In 2017-18, it is estimated to be `15,15,771.25 billion people is daunting for any nation, and without ensuring food security of such a vast number of population, any nation could be held hostage to the mercy of others. Though the percentage of the population below the poverty line has reduced drastically, in terms of sheer numbers it鈥檚 still huge. Unlike many other developing countries that depend primarily on international funding and loans, India development model is focused on self-reliance. By 2012, the percentage of the population below the poverty line reduced to 22 per cent, and the literacy rate increased to 74 per cent according to the 2011 census. Bhuttodaughter, former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, was assassinated by terrorists while on a campaign tour.