Mukesh Ambani said India cannot rise without 22 crore people of UP rising. Having invested Rs 20,000 crore in the state through Jio in the past, Ambani said Jio will invest another Rs 10,000 crore in UP over the next three years.
Stressing that the “foundation of a new UP has been laid” with this summit, the Prime Minister said that the state would also get two new expressways in Poorvanchal and Bundelkhand to boost industrialisation.
“There are rules against making allegations against someone inside the Assembly... we do not name a leader who is not a member of this House. It is against the dignity of the government,” said BSP Legislative Party leader Lalji Verma
Soon after Question Hour in the Assembly, Leader of Opposition Ram Govind Chaudhary demanded an apology from Adityanath. Referring to the Malegaon blast case, Chaudhary alleged that BJP and its associated organisations were linked to terrorism.
“Those so-called Muslims, who have the mindset of hardliners, are a threat to this country. Significant decisions regarding Muslims in India are being taken by terrorist organisations in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia," said Wasim Rizvi, chairman of Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board.
Leader of Opposition Ram Govind Chaudhary alleged that while Muslims, who were hoisting the Tricolour on January 26, asked the youths participating in the tiranga rally to join them, they were instead forced to chant ‘Vande Matram’ and ‘Jai Sri Ram’, following which the argument began.
As soon as Naik began his address, Samajwadi, BSP and Congress members took to the well of the House with placards and banners in hand. Later, Speaker Dixit said the behaviour of the Opposition was “condemnable”.
Unnao Chief Medical Officer (CMO) SP Chaudhary told The Indian Express that 33 HIV positive cases were identified in three health camps held on January 24, 25 and 26 in Premganj, Chakmirpur and Kirwidiyapur.
While cases of arson were registered against members of both Hindu and Muslim communities during the riots, Muzaffarnagar MP Sanjiv Balyan said they only sought withdrawal of 402 cases against Hindus, who included Jats and members of the other backward classes.
Party insiders said Adityanath is meeting representatives of at least six to 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in a day in groups. So far, he has met MPs and MLAs — both from the BJP and alliance partners — from around 25 constituencies.
The Yogi Adityanath government, which stormed to power in Uttar Pradesh riding a saffron wave nearly a year ago, was recently advised by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to tone up law and order in the state.
Alleging that the poor were being harassed in the name of anti-land mafia task force, State Minister for Backward Classes and Welfare Om Prakash Rajbhar said, “Yogi Maharaj, if you support the corrupt, then I will not be with you.”
An FIR was lodged against three persons — Rama Kant Shukla, his nephew Abhay and another person, Sonu — at Gauriganj police station for allegedly putting up the poster spotted outside Gauriganj railway station on Sunday.
Targeting the state government for changing the name of ‘Ardha Kumbh’ to ‘Kumbh’, Pandey said Ardha Kumbh is scheduled next year and no government has the right to change its name, which has been a tradition for ages.