Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Monday attacked the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, saying it is one of the worst-hit states in the country under NITI Aayog’s Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI).
“In NITI Aayog’s first Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), under BJP rule, UP is one of the three poorest states in the country, UP ranks third in terms of malnutrition rate and UP under child and adolescent mortality rate category. Achieved the worst in the entire country. These are the badges of failure of the BJP government,” Akhilesh said in a tweet in Hindi.
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