|While Uttar Pradesh is reeling under a deficit of over 221 thousand
crore rupees, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has doled
out largesse for his MLAs. Akhilesh has asked his 'poor' MLAs to
purchase vehicles worth up to 20 lakh rupees from their local area
development fund. So let's do the math for you- with 403 MLAs- and an
amount of rupees 20 lakh each- Akhilesh Yadav will be doling out Rs 80
crores. So we ask today-For a cash-strapped Uttar Pradesh, Is gifting
cars to MLAs from Area Development fund justified?