As the electoral battle for MP heats up, Aman Sharma visits the constituencies represented by CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and the Congress challenger Kamal Nath.
State leaders of the Congress are keen to firm up the alliance before party president Rahul Gandhi’s scheduled visit to Bhopal and Vidisha on September 17, said people aware of the matter.
In an interview to ET in Bhopal, Kamal Nath said that talks are on with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) for a possible tie-up to ensure that the BJP gets less than 50 seats in the 230-member assembly.
“We were holding rallies till 2:30 AM the other day,” she said. Sadhna also sits next to the CM in all public meetings during the Yatra.
The women and girls of my state know that the work done for their security and empowerment in the state is unprecedented, said Chouhan.
More than 5,400 cases of Encephalitis and Japanese Encephalitis were reported in the state in 2017, leading to 748 deaths, compared to 4,353 cases and 715 deaths in 2016
N.P. Jamloki, the Publicity Officer of Shri Badrinath-Kedarnath Temples Committee told ET that nearly 7 lakh pilgrims have visited Kedarnath and over 8 lakh have visited Badrinath so far this year.
Chouhan, popularly known as ‘Mamaji’, during his Yatra has given a solemn promise that rapists will be hanged through quick trials, as in half-a-dozen cases lately.
Joint Secretary of the Official Languages Department, Bipin Bihari asked the ministries to “provide the real figures” of Hindi usage to them in the future.
The rules however add that if the Chairperson is a retired judge or retired government servant in receipt of pension, salary to him would stand reduced by that amount.
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