SC/ST funds diverted for CWG: Chidambaram

The Rajya Sabha had recently witnessed disruptions by members of the Bahujan Samaj Party over the issue, which came to light through a Right to Information application.

As per the information given by Delhi government through RTI, nearly Rs 744.35 crore from Delhi's special component plan (SCP), meant for improving the standard of living of the backward sections of the community through various government schemes and programmes, was diverted to the Games projects.

Chidambaram said that the Delhi government had received around Rs 8,000 crore for five years from 2006-7 to 2009-10, under the special component plan.

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