The Karnataka authorities on Monday requested individuals to own ration playing cards under the poverty line (BPL), regardless of being ineligible attributable to proudly owning a two-wheeler, tv, fridge or greater than 5 acres of land. land, delivered earlier than March 31 or face authorized motion.
“There are parameters to have a BPL card. They need to not have greater than 5 acres of land, bike, TV or fridge.
Those that don’t qualify in these parameters should return the playing cards or else we are going to, “mentioned Minister of Meals and Civil Provides, Umesh Katti, at a press convention in Belagavi. He mentioned that anybody who earns greater than 1.20 rupees per 12 months you shouldn’t use BPL playing cards and it’s a must to return it earlier than March 31st.
Congress desolated the feedback, and celebration staff staged protests in entrance of varied ration outlets in Bengaluru. Social gathering staff additionally protested in Dharwad, Mysuru and Tumakuru, a congressional chief mentioned.
The MLA UT Khader Congress mentioned that the difficulty had come to him when he was Minister of Meals and Civil Provides within the Siddaramaiah authorities and he had determined to not calm down the principles as many poor individuals could be affected. I used to be of the opinion that when there are presents like interest-free loans to purchase all this stuff, it was apparent that individuals would purchase it.
The federal government is “anti-poor,” he charged, asking them to give attention to figuring out extra beneficiaries relatively than “snatching” their BPL playing cards.
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