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Rising wages in India leads to expanding waistlines

Medical experts in India say rising incomes in the country are leading to expanding waistlines.

Almost one in five Indian adults is now overweight, and officials are being urged to slim down.

Police officers are being told to take regular exercise and some politicians are resorting to weight loss surgery.

Rajini Vaidyanathan reports.