The census of 2011 puts the population of AP at 8.46 crores. Doing some complicated math, we can conclude that the AP Government has classified a meagre 88.65 per cent of it’s population as ‘poor’. The Civil Supplies Minister also announced that about 25 lakh applications for a white ration card are pending. Because the Chief Minister does not want “anyone to sleep in hunger“, he reduced the cost of rice from a whopping Rs 2/kg to Rs 1/kg!
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