In an apparent reference to China opposing India’s NSG bid, the official said one country can break consensus in a consensus-based organisation while asserting that such a member should be held accountable.
Patel also gave a break-up of the salary paid to the employees. According to which, state government employees were paid Rs 6,800 crore, employees of panchayats were paid Rs 7,300 crore and and Rs 8,800 crore were paid to pensioners in 2014-15.
The government will conduct a ‘baseline assessment’ of each student, as well as ‘map’ them, said Sisodia. The government will also recruit as many guest teachers as possible to take the special classes.
Forward Bloc said CPM had “initiated and finalised the alliance” without consulting other Left front parties, which were “forced” to accept the tie-up to prevent division of votes in the assembly polls.