1956 figures -Reduced poverty by 90%?? Show me the proof.
Poverty Trend in Seven Decades (1951–2011) in India using Semi-log Growth Model ApproachThe seven decade trend shows overall incidence of poverty in both urban and rural of the country has been declining. 1954/55 and 1966/67 were the two historical years that Indian poverty rate has reached maximum, 61.1 percent and 62 percent, respectively.
World Poverty Clock
That's a reduction of 83%. I hope that shuts you up.