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Bundelkhand is on the priority list of SP government: Akhilesh

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Published on 27 Jan 2016 7:38 AM GMT

Bundelkhand is on the priority list of SP government: Akhilesh
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Mahoba: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday during his day long visit to Budelkhand said that,” the development of the region is on the priority list of Samajwadi Government which is fast tracking to sove the problems of peasants”.

“The government is committed to the development of Bundelkhand and we will allocate additional budget for this region”, said Akhilesh after inaugurating the 50 Megawatt solar power plant in Kalpi.

What CM said:

“SP government is working on power generation and Bundelkhand is emerging as the biggest producer of electricity in Uttar Pradesh, ”, he said.

Adding ''while power plants have already set up in Paricha and Lalitpur,the capacities of transformers have also been increased and new sub-stations are being set up.''

Akhilesh’s programme:

· Inaugurated solar power plant in Jalaun.

· Inaugurated Hamirpur-Johlupur four lane state highway.

· Distributed Kanya vidya dhan and cycles to beneficiaries.

· Interacted with public and met party representatives.

It may be mentioned that the visit of UP CM came a week the visit of Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi

What Rahul had said last week :

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi during his day long visit on January 23 last, had come down heavily on Modi government saying it failed to pass on the benefit of falling oil prices in international market to the people of India.

“The government is busy enriching its coffers with no heart for the public at large which could have been the major beneficiary,’ he said while speaking to villagers at Supa village in this backward district of Bundelkhand in Uttar Pradesh.

Lambasting the central government, Rahul had said it was a misleading statement from those in the power that this government belonged to poor and needy while the case was just the opposite.

Condition of Bundelkhand:

· More than 60 lakh people have migrated to other places.

· Hit by drought from many decades.

· More than 3,000 farmers have committed suicide since 2008.

· Inclement weather conditions destroy crops every year.

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