The Tamil Nadu chief Minister Jayalalithaa today said the scheme in its present form should "not be operationalised" in the state as it is an "infringement" on the authority of state governments.
Solan and Kullu districts of HP would be covered under Direct Bank Transfer Scheme from July in addition to Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Mandi and Una districts that have already been included in the scheme.
SAD MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal said the UPA government wanted to "lure voters" through cash transfer scheme for the next Lok Sabha elections.
Day in Pics: 22nd December
Showbiz World - December 22, 2014
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