According to the Rangarajan Panel, 3 out of 10 people are poor.
he findings of the Rangarajan panel report on poverty
estimates have been declared and it report states that three out of
10 people in India are poor.
On the contrary the Tendulkar committee report had fixed the poverty line at Rs 33 per day for urban areas.
For rural areas, the Rangarajan report states that those spending less than Rs 32 per day as poor. However, the Tendulkar committee had pegged the poverty line at Rs 27 a day for rural India.
The Rangarajan report claims that the number of poor in India stood at 36.3 crore in 2011-12.
Branding the report ridiculous, many leaders in the Congress said that surviving with just Rs 47 is impossible.
Ye kis tarah ki report aati hain is desh mein? Sun ke sharam aur gussa aata hai-DP Tripathi,NCP on Rangarajan report pic.twitter.com/wa1LAjlGdy— ANI (@ANI_news) July 7, 2014
I don't agree with this, not the reality-Upendra Kushwaha,MoS,Rural Development on Rangarajan report pic.twitter.com/BQgsuIVn1G— ANI (@ANI_news) July 7, 2014
Its a report of Rangarajan Panel, its now upto the current Govt to take a call on it-Rajiv Shukla,Congress pic.twitter.com/47O1cDnrID— ANI (@ANI_news) July 7, 2014
We have given a notice today for a discussion on rising atrocities against women-Sitaram Yechury #parliament— ANI (@ANI_news) July 7, 2014
These poverty figures makes neither common sense nor economic sense-Sitaram Yechury on Rangarajan report pic.twitter.com/w9yKPNjmPI— ANI (@ANI_news) July 7, 2014
Its totally wrong and a cruel joke. How can anyone survive a day in 47 rupees?-Sharad Yadav,JDU on Rangarajan report pic.twitter.com/AhAVnZkjAx— ANI (@ANI_news) July 7, 2014
I will give Rangarajan ji 100 rs to spend in a day in a village,then lets see how he survives on it-Naresh Agarwal,SP on Rangarajan report— ANI (@ANI_news) July 7, 2014
We will raise the issue of inflation through an adjournment motion in parliament today-Mallikarjun Kharge,Congress pic.twitter.com/1ehh0spb70— ANI (@ANI_news) July 7, 2014
These figures are far from the reality,cost of living is very high these days-Tariq Anwar,NCP on Rangarajan report pic.twitter.com/BinqaC2CXm— ANI (@ANI_news) July 7, 2014