News Desk, Amar Ujala, Lucknow
Published by: Pankaj Srivastava
Updated to Thursday, 28 October 2021 10:26 PM IST
Two hundred municipalities and 17 municipal corporations across the state are celebrating Vikas Dipotsava across the state, Urban Development Minister Ashutosh Tandon said. Street vendors were allotted space during the week-long bonfire.
CM Yogi inaugurated Vikas Dipotsav
– Photo: Amar Ujala
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Earlier, Adi Ganga performed Horati for our Gomati and saw the narration of Ramayana in a laser show. Street vendors were honored on this occasion. Wagons were given to 50 street vendors and pigs to a thousand people. Corona warriors were also adorned. In four and a half years, 45 lakh people have been given houses in the state. 2.61 crore people got toilets. Free electricity connection for 1.41 crore cows Ujwala has benefited 1.56 crore people through gas connection and 6 crore through Ayushman Yojana.
The Chief Minister said that tens of thousands were handed over at zero interest to eight lakh street vendors. He also visited the Vikas Dipotsav Mela. Self-sufficient India needs a voice for the natives. Meanwhile, Cabinet Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also targeted the opposition. He said the country would progress only if Uttar Pradesh progressed. Deputy Chief Minister Dr Dinesh Sharma said the idea of the Opposition was narrow and had been changed by the Yogi government. Earlier there was a curfew on festivals. Lathicharge took place during the procession. There were riots. But now the new climate prevails. The ministers were away to go to the temple, but the whole cabinet was baptized together. He said there would have been rubbish heaps instead of Zulelal Park. I was the mayor at the time. Now its color has changed. Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya explained the central and state government schemes.
Improved hygiene ranking
Two hundred municipalities and 17 municipal corporations across the state are celebrating Vikas Dipotsav across the state, Urban Development Minister Ashutosh Tandon said. Street vendors were allotted space during the week-long bonfire. He said the hygiene ranking would improve. Lucknow was previously ranked 266th in the Purity Rankings. At the same time, its ranking reached 12. Which will be even better soon. Minister Brajesh Pathak, MP Kaushal Kishore, Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia, Municipal Commissioner, Commissioner of Police and others were present on the occasion.
Ministers sat on the podium if the chair could not be found
The administration set up a platform to view the laser show, in which chairs were set up for the chief minister and other ministers. However, when Minister Brajesh Pathak came on stage, the chairs were full. He sat on the stage with no empty chair to sit on. After that the people on stage gave him a chair laughing and giggling.