Uttar Pradesh government has recently announced to provide Rs 50,000 monthly pension to Yash Bharti awardees of the state. Till now they have received 100 applications. The baffling fact is Super rich, Multi Billionaires have applied for State Pension, some notable names are cricketer Suresh Raina, actor-turned-Congress MP Raj Babbar and wife Nadira. Now the question being raised is why not they have requested to divert these state funds to some needy ones. Guess what some of them have done so, Bachchans requested the Uttar Pradesh government to donate the monthly pension to charity.
“Whereas I respect the UP Govt’s honour of the Yash Bharati Award to members of my family, and their decision as per reports in the press, for providing pension of Rs 50,000 per month to each recipient, I am requesting the UP Govt, with all humility, to redirect the entire amount designated for my family towards any noble charitable scheme or cause that benefits the poor and the needy. I shall be writing to the Chief Minister in this regard, in a separate communication,”