Ajmer district, Rajasthan
Bhanwar Lal is from Kadampur village in Ajmer. He has been getting viklang or disability pension since 1979 since one of his legs is non-functional. He can barely walk, very slowly. He gets Rs 500 as social assistance. He lives alone.
“Often I sleep hungry since there is nobody to look after me,” he says.
He has one brother who has two bighas of land. However, his brother does not help him. Thirty-five kilograms of foodgrains are supplied to him through the Antodaya card. He uses pension money to buy clothes.
He is in Delhi to get his pension money enhanced