UP, Maharashtra have highest liabilities: Freebies PIL reveals in SC
Indian states have outstanding liabilities of Rs. 59,89,360 crore as of March 31, 2021, the Supreme Court is informed in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL). Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra top the chart with liabilities of Rs. 6,62,891 crore and Rs. 5,36,891 crore respectively, it said. The new sources of risk and liabilities have emerged in form of rising expenditure on non-merit freebies, PIL added.