It is said that Uttar Pradesh state election magical victory was due to Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana scheme. Its aim was to free poor women from smoke-filled kitchens by giving them cooking gas connections. But after one year , the reality check of this scheme is showing quite astonishing figure and result , which shows that it is going through rough patches . Central government is running very fast on paper, in providing free liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG, connections to below the poverty line families. It has already crossed its targeted figure of 1.5 crore connections since its launch and by now have covered 2.2 crore households . Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, last month, said that by 2019, the scheme would cover 5 crore more BPL families.