A series of comments and retweets by social media users from many walks of life kindled a debate on the income system in India.
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A girl has triggered a debate on Twitter after she asked whether Rs 40 LPA (lakh per annum) salary is enough to live a comfortable life in India. Though the cost of living varies greatly from city to city, the woman’s question has left internet users furious who schooled her.
A series of comments and retweets by social media users from many walks of life kindled a debate on the income system in India. Many pointed out that there are millions of people in India who were earning less than Rs 2 lakh per annum.
Many even pointed out that some steps should be taken to set a base salary for particular positions in private jobs as thousands of youths are being underpaid and being used by companies.
Is 40-LPA salary good enough for a 23-year-old in India?— dipali sharma (@dipalilyy) June 4, 2023
Taking to her Twitter handle, the woman identified as Dipali Sharma wrote, “Is 40LPA salary good enough for a 23-year-old in India?”
Her post received tremendous response online with 1.1M views, 1588 likes, 643 quotes and retweets.
“What are you saying, 40 lakh mein puri zindagi nikal jayegi,” commented a user.
Another user sarcastically wrote, “Ek kam karo, yeh 40lpa aur 80 lpa chodo, become a billionaire like Ambani and Elon Musk to live a luxurious lifestyle.”
“Wah sahi hai boss, hum toh 4lpa bhi nahin pa rahe hain, B. Tech karke,” wrote another user.
Another user wrote, “Bhagwan se toh dar behen.”