The festival will come to a close on January 2, 2018. Notably, on February 1 last year, a fire broke out at a cottage on Hanuwantiya Island, a day before the Madhya Pradesh government’s scheduled cabinet meeting on a cruise here.
In its suspension notice dated October 11, the higher education department said the NSS event had a party symbol in the backdrop. It also alleged that students were lured with money to vote for a political party.
Chouhan said besides checking on new liquor units or shops, a decision was also taken (in December 2016) that no liquor shop would be opened within the 5-km radius of banks of the Narmada river.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that welfare of senior citizens was one of the top priorities of the state government.
Students of state board who pass out with 75 per cent and CBSE students who secure 85 per cent are eligible for the Mukhya Mantri Medhavi Vidyarthi Yojana. They have to be domicile of the state and their parents annual income should not be more than Rs 6 lakh.
Yadav claimed the state Lokayukta had filed FIRs against 18 ministers in different graft cases but they were given clean chit under “political pressure” despite evidence.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan,who had campaigned extensively, credited the victory to development. Congress chief Arun Yadav on the improved tally of the party said the results proved that people have voted for change.
Requesting people to help the state become poverty-free, Chouhan said by 2022 every poor in MP will have a roof on his head. The CM also praised the initiative taken by youth who supply surplus food from marriages and parties to the poor.
Chouhan promised that Nisarpur will be developed into an “ideal town”, where road and bridges will be built to access areas that will become islands.
While the Congress slammed Chouhan for using harsh words to warn officers, BJP leaders neither confirmed nor denied the statement though they maintained the CM talked about taking tough action against officials who delay clearing files without any valid reason.
Jawans will be provided the relief in Madhya Pradesh after they present their official identity cards, he said. During his visit, the chief minister paid obeisance at the Tanot Temple here and wished for prosperity in Madhya Pradesh and the country.
The eight SIMI undertrials had pulled off an audacious escape from the high-security Central Jail of Bhopal on the intervening night of October 30-31 last year after killing a guard. Police, however, gunned them down in an alleged encounter on the outskirts of Bhopal within hours of jailbreak.
Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj complemented Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for his initiative to plant six crore saplings along Narmada river for its conservation as the move would inspire climate protection globally.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan speaks to The Indian Express about the farmer protests in his state and explains his objections to trade of cattle for slaughter.
State Congress spokesman Pankaj Chaturvedi said the programme was organised to highlight the farmers’ plight in Madhya Pradesh