Law and order in UP, best in 15 years: Adityanath
The law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh is the best the state has seen in the last 15 years, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath claimed today. "Not just in the state but in the entire country it has been accepted that law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh has improved and an indicator of this is that investment is flowing in," Adityanath claimed.
Adityanath accuses opposition parties of working with 'negative attitude'
Adityanath also lashed out at the Opposition for disrupting the state Assembly on the issue of handling crime. He also accused the opposition parties of working with a "negative attitude". The Chief Minister was speaking to media persons after the state Assembly was adjourned for the day following noisy protests by opposition members over the Deoria shelter home case.
They are raising Deoria case that is sub-judice, says Adityanath
"It is very unfortunate that the House, which is meant for discussing serious issues, is being used for raising unnecessary slogans," the Chief Minister said. "I feel to hide their own incompetence and avoid becoming a laughing stock, they are raising a matter (Deoria case) that is sub-judice and being monitored by the High Court," Yogi Adityanath said.
Deoria shelter home got recognition under previous govt: Adityanath
The House has 403 elected MLAs but a handful of people are holding it hostage and encroaching upon rights of others, Adityanath said. Referring to Deoria case, he said the facts that had emerged in probe indicated that if anyone was to be blamed, it was previous governments. The shelter home got recognition in 2009 and was getting grants till 2017, he said.
Three-member committee is probing the Deoria case, says Adityanath
"We have taken action against the DM and the SP and all those found lax and have also recommended a CBI inquiry. A three-member committee is carrying out the probe till the CBI takes over and High Court is monitoring the matter," Adityanath said.
24 girls were rescued from a shelter home in Deoria
On August 6, 24 girls were rescued from a shelter home in Deoria after allegations of abuse came to light. "We have emphatically curbed loot and other activities of criminal elements who had entered politics," Adityanath said. He said the crime rate in the state was lesser than what was under the previous government and FIRs were being lodged.