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Byline: Aditi Nigam
aoeLet the Planning Commission step out and teach us how to live on Rs 32 a day.I will work free for them for the rest of my life,a says Ghanshyam, who sells peanuts outside the gates of Yojana Bhavan on Parliament Street in the Capital.
In an affidavit to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, the Plan panel had said that families spending over Rs 32/day in urban areas or Rs 26/day in the rural areas will not be entitled to benefits provided to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families.
Selling on pavements
Since he landed in Delhi from Uttar Pradesh in the mid-1970s, Ghanshyam has been selling chana-chur (chick-pea …