Should Rs 28 a day be poverty cut-off?

PUBLISHED ON: March 20, 2012 | Duration: 29 min, 29 sec

   
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Sixty five after independence, the country has witnessed the biggest fall in poverty. But with the Planning Commission setting Rs 28 a day in cities and Rs 22 a day in rural areas as the point of demarcation between the rich and the poor, are the figures a fair yardstick?
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