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Are Mumbai’s poor ever going to be counted?

Nirmala Shinde (62), who lives in a slum in Vakola used to have a BPL card 7-8 years ago. The status of her card changed once she got a gas connection and was changed to APL. Mumbai can be a classic example of all that can be wrong in calculation of urban poverty in India. Read on