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Bigger picture: UP poll runner-up SP outran winner BJP in Purvanchal e-way belt race

March 20, 2022 6:15 pm

Of 54 seats in nine Purvanchal Expressway districts, BJP won 19, while SP-led alliance bagged 35, including SP’s 32 and its ally SBSP’s 3; BJP suffered its biggest setback in Ghazipur, Ambedkar Nagar and Azamgarh districts, where it drew a blank.

Purvanchal Expressway inauguration highlights: 'This is the expressway of UP's development,' says PM Modi

November 16, 2021 6:40 pm

Purvanchal Expressway highlights, UP News: The expressway inauguration comes almost three years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid its foundation stone in Azamgarh.

Akhilesh Yadav defers ‘rath yatra’, claims his govt ‘built highway’

November 16, 2021 4:26 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the 341-km expressway, which connects Ghazipur to Lucknow, in Sultanpur on Tuesday.

PM Modi to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway today

November 16, 2021 4:16 am

The infrastructure project, which is one of the biggest completed by the Yogi Adityanath government and costs an estimated Rs 22,496 crore, has been billed as the “carrier of development” to the underdeveloped Purvanchal region.

UP: CM says all departments, institutions should come together for development of Purvanchal

December 13, 2020 10:42 am

The Chief Minister was virtually addressing the concluding session of the three-day webinar on “Sustainable development: issues, strategies and future direction of Purvanchal” held at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University.

Govt: Focus on making Purvanchal destination for firms leaving China

December 12, 2020 10:25 am

“The agriculture-rich Purvanchal region is known for its cheap labour. If we now concentrate on skill development of the labour force, then instead of choosing Vietnam or Thailand, the foreign companies will select Purvanchal as their investment destination,” said Additional Chief Secretary of MSME and Export Promotion Navneet Sehgal.

Purvanchal push: AAP govt brings Maithili to school

July 16, 2019 1:30 am

Maithili and Bhojpuri are traditionally spoken in Eastern Uttar Pradesh and Western Bihar — a portion referred to as Purvanchal — from where it is estimated 30% of Delhi’s population hails.

PM Modi lays foundation stone of 340 km-long Purvanchal Expressway: All you need to know

July 14, 2018 5:13 pm

The expressway will run through Azamgarh, the constituency of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav, among nine districts. There is also a proposal to link the expressway to Varanasi, the constituency of PM Modi.

Purvanchal Expressway project: Tender process completed, gets Cabinet approval

July 11, 2018 4:56 am

The Cabinet also approved the proposal to provide free land to construction agencies for construction of houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (Urban) for economically weaker sections.

Special team, 10 candidates try to keep AAP’s Purvanchali base

January 26, 2015 1:53 am

Five of the AAP’s 28 MLAs in the last Assembly were Purvanchalis.