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J&K Government Suspends Officials For Including MLA in BPL List  

BJP legislator Krishen Bhagat wrongly figured in the list of BPL ration card holders.

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  • The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday suspended a Tehsildar and some Revenue and Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CAPD) officers for including a legislator in the Below Poverty Line (BPL) list.

  • It was BJP legislator Krishen Bhagat who wrongly figured in the list of BPL ration card holders.

  • It was later brought to light that another legislator, Engineer Rashid, also figured in the list.

(With agency inputs)

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