Koderma: Chief Minister Raghubar Das alleged that the Congress party in collaboration with the regional outfits turned Jharkhand into a grazing ground and looted the resources of the state.
Addressing a public meeting in Jamua of this district during is ongoing Johar Jan Aashirwad Yatra he said that the Congress and other regional parties of Jharkhand went on to become rich themselves while the poor and the Dalits were left in the God’s hand and no step was taken for their upliftment.
He said that the people of the country rejected the politics of family and dynasty and made a poor man the Prime Minister of the country who understood the pain of the people and launched a number of schemes for the benefit of the common man. He said that due to the double engine government the homes have become free from smoke as free LPG connections have been provided to 40 lakh families.
Mr Das said those farmers who were committing suicide for 67 years for them after 2014 steps were taken and provided them with economic benefits so that they can accumulate resources for their agriculture needs. He said that the advantage of double engine government was evident from the fact that the farmers were getting benefits of schemes both from the centre as well as from the state.
He said that the state government will be spending Rs 3000 crore for the benefits of the farmer and under the Mukhyamantri Krishi Ashirwad Yojana so far 26 lakh farmers have been benefited in the state.
The Chief Minister said that the government was committed for all-round development of the state and if talked about Giridih then for the benefit of the people 1500 kilometers of roads have been constructed while electricity has been provided in each and every home along with that several bridges and culverts have been constructed.
He said that on par with the cities in villages also street lights are being put up and roads are being constructed through paver blocks similarly work was also being done to provide water to the villagers in their homes and so far in 1000 villages water has been provided and all these works are being done from the funds of 14th Finance Commission and soon 32000 villages of the state would be illuminated with the street light.