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Why is the frequency of current 50Hz in India against 60 Hz in the US Why cannot it be made 60 Hz in India?

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04/22/2010

It would be very expensive to replace all 50Hz equipment with 60Hz equipment. No one wants to foot the bill to change. People in India can just as easily say "Why can't the US change to 50?".