Lokniti-CSDS in collaboration with CNN-IBN conducted a survey on the Indian Family and the themes were: conditions of senior citizens, status of family and money, attitude of parenting, perception of marriage and its morals and generation gap. The survey was conducted in urban areas of 18 states of India. Being an urban survey, the selection of the states was done on the basis of states having more than one percent of urban population out of the total urban population of the country. The cities and towns were selected on the basis of class criteria as used by Census of India 2001 and were sampled in proportion to it. The sample for survey was around 4000.