“Pani ke mudde par, kendra ki shuruat ka intezar hai (We are waiting for the Centre to begin doing its part on the issue of water),” Akhilesh said, adding, “Meanwhile, we are doing everything possible using our resources.”
There is an ongoing political slugfest between the Samajwadi Party and BJP over the water crisis in Uttar Pradesh
Railways officials had earlier claimed that the National Capital Region, including Jhansi station, was not equipped to fill rail wagons with water.
The state government, however, requested the Centre to provide it 10,000 empty road tankers on Friday for distributing water in the region.
In a letter to the CM, Bharti said that MPs from Bundelkhand region of both UP and Madhya Pradesh had cited crises of water before the Niti Aayog, following which the central government decided to send water trains.
As Bundelkhand faces yet another drought and farmers struggle to provide fodder for their cattle, the number of stray animals, mostly cows and its progeny, in the region is becoming a cause for concern. The district administration of Mahoba, the worst-affected among seven Bundelkhand districts, claims that nearly 80 per cent of 2.16 lakh cows […]
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In coming days, the region will find itself amidst many saviours – opposition parties trying to project failure of the state government while ruling party claiming to have offered many sops eliminating the hardships of people.
There, he is scheduled to highlight Centre’s alleged lack of support for farmers and “misuse” of special financial package by BSP and SP governments in Uttar Pradesh.
Various organisations have started raising the issue, reminding Uma Bharti that she had promised to take up the cause if BJP came to power.
Close fight with BJP expected, BSP chief stays put in the east, schedules a rally in each constituency.
Bharati had recently promised voters a separate Bundelkhand state within three years, if BJP is voted to power at the Centre.
On Ram temple issue, Bharti said she hoped that in her life time, the temple would be constructed.
State geological department has often suspected there could be diamonds in the Bastar region.
Rahul attacked the Uttar Pradesh government for failing to deliver on the development front.