Ganderbal residents allege misappropriations in BPL lists
Ganderbal, Apr 28: Alleging misappropriations in the below poverty line (BPL) list, the residents of Wakura, 10 kilometres from here, have accused the authorities of adopting a policy of pick and choose in the identification of beneficiaries.
The residents alleged that the authorities had manipulated the list to give benefit to their chosen ones while ignoring the eligible.
The residents said a list comprising around 144 BPL families had been prepared by the concerned recently. They alleged that some ineligible families had also been included in the list.
“We were not informed when the identification process was conducted. We were surprised last week when the list was sent to the village head for it included many well off families,” they said.
Similar complaints were sounded off from villages Saloora, Fatehpora, Wahidpora, Dhobipora, Wayil, Arch, Chekpora and Manigam in this district. The residents of these areas alleged wrong identification by the authorities.
District Development Commissioner, Ganderbal, Syed Ifthikhar-ul-Hassnain confirmed to Greater Kashmir that complaints had also poured into his office.
Assuring that he would look into the issue, he said the BPL lists of Wakura and other areas were still under verification.
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