His remarks come days after West Bengal Chief Minister Banerjee took swipes at the Congress leadership and said there is ”no UPA”, after meeting NCP supremo Sharad Pawar in Mumbai.
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Ensure adequate supply of jute gunny bags for paddy purchase in Chhattisgarh: Bhupesh Baghel to PM; fears law and order situation
He urged the PM to direct the Union Food department and Jute Commissioner to ensure a timely supply of gunny bags.
Addressing the state level Panchayati Raj Convention here, Baghel said the honorarium given to the sarpanch will be increased from Rs 2000 to Rs 4000, while the hike will be from Rs 15,000 to Rs 25,000 for zilla parishad presidents.
Talking to reporters at the Raipur airport before leaving for Lucknow, Baghel also said the issue of rotating the chief minister’s post should not be raised again and again to disturb the atmosphere in the state.
Under this scheme named Shri Dhanvantari Dawa Yojana, 188 medical stores will be opened in 169 urban bodies, where generic medicines will be sold at more than 50 per cent discount on the maximum retail price (MRP), a government public relations officer said.
He was replying to a query on Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s remark on Tuesday that it was on Mahatma Gandhi’s request that Savarkar wrote mercy petitions to the British.
“There is no change happening as the state. State in-charge has himself said that there was no such formula. The Congress is united in the state, there are no differences and the issue is settled now.”
Baghel said this referring to the detention of Priyanka in Sitapur following the violence, in which eight people, including four farmers, were killed last Sunday.
Baghel also hit out at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath calling him a coward for not visiting the families of the victims who died in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.
Lakhimpur Kheri incident: Chhattisgarh CM alleges drone seen hovering over room where Priyanka Gandhi has been detained
“Whose drone is seen hovering over the Priyanka Gandhi’s room where she has been kept in custody for over 30 hours,” the Chhattisgarh CM tweeted in Hindi with a video of drone seen hovering over a building.
Lakhimpur violence: Chhattisgarh CM Baghel slams UP govt for not allowing him to land at Lucknow airport
Baghel was scheduled to visit Lakhimpur Kheri in UP where eight people were killed after violence erupted during a farmers’ protest on Sunday.
While Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel is on overdrive on the issue of development. He has been taking some decisions and highlighting the people-friendly policies of the government.
The opposition has been opposing the Centre continuously over the past few months over rising fuel prices across the country.
Political temperature within the Congress in Chhattisgarh has all of a sudden soared as 56 party MLAs are openly backing Baghel and they are ready to parade before party high-command in New Delhi. Majority of them have already landed in the national capital.
The meeting of these two leaders with Rahul Gandhi came amid Deo’s reported claims for the top post in the state, demanding rotational chief ministership.
If high command asks someone else to be CM, it will be so: Bhupesh Baghel after meeting Congress leaders
Baghel met Priyanka Gandhi at her residence for more than an hour. Senior party leader Pawan Bansal was also present. Baghel met Chattisgarh state in charge PL Punia after meeting Priyanka Gandhi.
Baghel also told the PM that the state currently has adequate availability of oxygen, and urged him to allow use of the oxygen remaining after medical use for industrial purpose.
Earlier this week, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray also requested Modi to allow people above 25 years to receive COVID-19 shots.
Chairing a meeting here on the outbreak situation, he also ordered district collectors to declare areas where cases are steadily rising as containment zones and impose necessary restrictions, an official said.
Hailing Gandhi as a “fighter”, Baghel said he is the only one strongly raising his voice against the BJP government at the Centre.
Interacting with the media, Baghel said that former Congress president Rahul Gandhi has time and again announced that his party would not allow CAA to be enforced in Assam, under any circumstances.
Bilasabai Caveen Airport, Bilaspur is now recognised by DGCA in 3C VFR category. Now, this airstrip is available to cater to the requirements of Civil Aviation and the Army.
A total of 34 students from Maoist-hit region of Dantewada and 15 students of Sankalp Vidyalaya in Jashpur also qualified NEET.
In a letter to Modi, Baghel said that NMDC’s under-construction Nagarnar steel plant is likely to be commissioned in the near future at a cost of over Rs 20,000 crore.
Chhattisgarh: 150 cuts on body, brutally thrashed! 60-year-old man murdered for objecting to drinking in public
Police have counted over 150 cuts on the victim’s body.