Dis­crep­an­cies in BPL list

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - Live - - IN & AROUND -

A resur­vey of the be­low poverty line (BPL) list in Panchkula or­dered by the Pun­jab and Haryana high court found sev­eral dis­crep­an­cies. It was found that al­most three in ev­ery four fam­i­lies found in the list were not el­i­gi­ble for the BPL sta­tus, the ex­act fig­ure be­ing 71.8 per cent. Even ru­ral Panchkula came up with stag­ger­ing fig­ures, 52.5% of the 13,512 listed fam­i­lies were de­clared “in­el­i­gi­ble”.

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