‘Deepika’, ‘Jacqueline’ on NREGA job cards in MP

Deepika Padukone and Jacqueline Fernandez

‘Deepika’, ‘Jacqueline’ on NREGA job cards in MP


Bollywood stars Deepika Padukone and Jacqueline Fernandes, are working together in Madhya Pradesh on authorities’ file books, MGNREGA wages in Khargone district. They have even withdrawn pay for June and July.

Photographs of these actors have been discovered on household job cards, uploaded on-line underneath MGNREGA beneficiaries, of a minimum of 11 folks in the distant Peeparkheda Naka village in Jhirnia panchayat, about 170km from Indore. Job cards of males, too, carry images of Deepika and Jacqueline.

Khargone collector Anugraha P instructed TOI that the Zilla panchayat CEO has been requested to research this instantly. “The job cards will be checked and necessary action is taken,” she stated.

Some villagers had been stunned to search out the job card footage on the web. Amusement turned to alarm as they realized wages had been drawn towards these cards. “I was surprised to find Deepika Padukone’s photograph on my family job card uploaded online,” villager Sunil Singh stated.

Monu alias Manoj Shivshankar, whose job card additionally has Deepika’s photograph, stated, “I have never gone for labor work. Someone played mischief and swindled money.”

Jacqueline’s {photograph} was discovered pasted towards on-line job cards issued to households of Padam and Umrao, each of whom has exhausting copies of their authentic job cards with their very own pictures and use them to get work underneath MGNREGA.

Khargone Zilla panchayat CEO Gaurav Bengal instructed TOI {that a} group has been despatched to Peeparkheda Naka to probe the matter. “As of now, information has been received about 11 job cards on the portal with photographs of Bollywood actresses.

The beneficiaries were shown as working in the construction of ponds and canal repair under the job activities of MGNREGA. Some amount has also been withdrawn in June and July,” he stated.

The panchayat secretary, employment assistant, and sarpanch are liable for job card creation and upkeep stated Bengal.

Jhirnia janpad panchayat CEO Mahendra Kumar Srivastava stated the beneficiaries have given statements on Friday that they’ve obtained wages. Asked how the net cards carry pictures of actresses, he stated, “It will be clear after investigation.”

News Desk, Ne India News


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