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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 26, 2015 1:53 am
Five of the AAP’s 28 MLAs in the last Assembly were Purvanchalis.