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Judicial inquiry for violent incidents during farmers’ agitation in Aligarh-CM Rs. 5 lakh financial assistance to family of each deceased-CM
Lucknow : 15 August, 2010
Expressing grief over the violent incidents due to the on going agitation of
farmers of Mathura and Aligarh for the compensation of their acquired land, the
Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati has condemned the whole incident. She said it was the
top most priority of her government that the land of the farmers should be taken
after giving the proper compensation to them with mutual consent under contract
rules. She said that decision for the land compensation should be taken by the
officers considering seriously about all the aspects of the subject. Her government
would never accept that the land of the farmers could be taken by any industrialist
on cheaper rates or anybody could earn huge profits out of it, she added.
Terming the politics being done by the different opposition parties regarding
the compensation for farmers’ land, Ms. Mayawati said that Samajwadi Party before
becoming the well-wisher of farmers should have remembered the issue of acquiring
thousand acres of land forcibly by the earlier SP Government for Dadri Power Plant,
in which the land of farmers was taken on negligible price and SP Supremo had
given this land to his blue-eyed industrial house. The farmers had launched
vociferous agitation for the long period and finally they got some relief after going to
the court. She said that it would have been much better if SP President should have
looked at himself before speaking anything in this regard.
Criticising Samajwadi Party and other opposition parties, the Chief Minister
said that instead of misguiding farmers these parties should have inspired them to
put their issue before the government in a peaceful manner. These opposition
parties were shedding crocodile tears for getting political mileage, which is
meaningless. She said that Congress Party led Central Government had given lakhs
of hectare of land to industrialists on negligible price in the entire country and when
such party speaks about the struggle for providing proper compensation to farmers
by becoming their well-wisher, then it is beyond imagination.
Ms. Mayawati said that it was the clear-cut policy of our government that that
it would never overlook the interests of the farmers. Therefore, it had implemented
the clear-cut policy for land acquisition after coming in power in 2007, so that the
farmers could get the maximum compensation for their land. Discussions were held
with the representatives of farmers regarding the issue of land acquisition of Aligarh
farmers at the level of government and efforts were made for the consent, she
Taking the serious note of violent incidents occurred in Mathura and Aligarh
during the agitation of farmers the CM said that decision had been taken for holding
the judicial inquiry. An amount of providing Rs. 5 lakh financial assistance to the
family of each deceased in the violent incidents had been sanctioned, she added.
Ms. Mayawati said that directives had been given for constituting a committee
under the chairmanship of Commissioner Aligarh Division to seriously examine the
entire issue of land compensation of farmers, which would present its report to
government after hearing farmers’ view.
C.M. pays homage to freedom fighters and great men, saints/gurus of social change movement on Independence Day
C.M. honours three police officers with“Mukhyamantri Utkrisht Sewa Police Medal”
C.M. unfurls National Flag at Vidhan Bhawan
Lucknow : 15 August, 2010
The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Ms. Mayawati while extending her
heartiest greetings to the people of the State on the occasion of 63rd anniversary
of Independence Day, said that this day was historic. The U.P. had given the
leadership to the country for freedom struggle. She said that freedom struggle
started from Uttar Pradesh in the year of 1857, in which freedom fighters had
suffered torture and sacrificed everything.
The Chief Minister was addressing to the people after unfurling the national
flag at Vidhan Bhawan on the occasion of the Independence Day. She honoured
three police officers for their exemplary services withMukhaymantri Utkrisht
Sewa Police Medal. Praising them for their excellent work, she expressed hope
that other police personnel would also draw inspiration from them and carry
forward the glorious tradition of the State Police. She honoured Police IG, Meerut
Range Mr. Chandra Prakash, Additional Police Superintendent, STF Mr. Shahab
Rashid Khan and Sub Inspector Civil Defence Mr. Anil Kaparwan with
Mukhaymantri Utkrisht Sewa Police Medal.On this occasion, she dedicated
to the people the new building of Intelligence Directorate and Dr. Bhimrao
Ambedkar U.P. special area security wing barrack and Manyawar Sri Kanshiram Ji
U.P. special area security wing barrack.
Paying her homage to all the known/unknown freedom fighters, the CM
said that all of them sacrificed their lives for the Independence of the country.
Expressing her gratitude towards great men like Mahatma Jyotiba Phule,
Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj, Narayana Guru, Baba Saheb Dr. Bhimrao
Ambedkar and Manyawar Sri Kanshiram Ji, she paid rich tributes to them. She
said that all of them fought against socio-economic and political injustice from
which crores of dalits, backwards, deprived and downtrodden peoples suffered.
These great men and social reformers would be remembered for their historic
struggle, she added.
Ms. Mayawati said that the State Government had taken several steps to
fulfil the aspirations of every section of Serva Samaj following the policy of
‘Sarvjan Hitai, Sarvjan Sukhai’. She said that the State Government had
given priority to dalits, exploited, backwards, religious minorities, women and
poor people of upper caste.
Ms. Mayawati said that the atmosphere conducive for the development in
the State was not possible without creating the feeling of security among the
people especially, the downtrodden, deprived and exploited sections of the
society. Keeping this in view, her government had put the Jungle Raj to an end
by establishing an atmosphere free from injustice, crime, fear, corruption, which
was conducive for development. The“rule of law by the law” was accorded
top priority, she pointed out.
The Chief Minister said that several notorious dacoits like Dadua, Thokia
and Ghanshyam and many such elements had been gunned down in police
encounters. She said that several notorious criminals were languishing behind
the bars or they had fled the State. Owing to the cooperation of the people
coupled with the efforts of the State Government, an atmosphere of communal
harmony had been established all over the State. She congratulated people and
administration for it. She said that the State Government did not compromise on
the issue of law and order because the present government had got the mandate
of the people on this issue. Stringent action had been taken against the careless
and lax police personnel, she added.
Referring to the achievements of the government, the Chief Minister said
that several ambitious schemes had been launched during last three years
despite limited financial resources of the State like-Dr. Ambedkar Gram Sabha
Vikas Yojana, Manyawar Sri Kansiram Ji Shahri Samagra Vikas Yojana,
Manyawar Shri Kanshiram Ji Shahri Gharib Awas Yojana, Sarvajan Hitai
Shahri Gharib Awas Slum Area Malikana Haq Yojana, Savitri Bai Phule
Balika Shiksha Madad Yojana and Mahamaya Gharib Balika Ashirwad
Yojana.She said that Dr. Ambedkar Gram Sabha Vikas Yojana had been
launched for the planned and time-bound development of villages. The
development of infrastructure facilities in the different ancient, prominent and
other cities of the State was taking place speedily.
Referring to the efforts of the State Government for the permanent
solution of power shortage, she said that works were going on for different
projects with a view to increasing the power generation to the extent of
4600MW by the year of 2012. Priority had been given to laying of world-level
entry controlled road network for better transport facility. The results of the
efforts of the Government during last three years in the sector of Medical and
Health Services to ensure qualitative improvement were being seen, she pointed
Ms. Mayawati said that her government was committed to the development
of Bundelkhand and Purvanchal, besides the all-round development of the State.
Referring to the package of Rs. 80,000 crore in this regard, she said that the
Centre had not given any amount of money under this package, so far. Despite
the non cooperation of the Centre, her government had started the development
work on a large scale to remove the backwardness of Bundelkhand and
Purvanchal, she added.
The Chief Minister said that her government had given equal right of
succession to the daughters in agriculture land like the sons in the ancestral
land. Several steps had been taken to provide employment to youths.
Recruitment of more than one lakh sanitary workers, 88,000 primary teachers
and more than 5000 urdu teachers had been made, besi des creation of 2.50 lakh
new posts in police department.
The Chief Minister said that her government had made the arrangement of
reservation in government contracts up to Rs 25 lakh for the poor SC/ST people
to improve their economic situation. Besides, allotment of 4,89,989 hectare
agriculture land to 2,28,261 landless people in which maximum SC/ST people
had been included. She said that Forest Rights Act had been strictly
implemented, so that ST people and forest dwellers could get the benefit.
Referring to the efforts made by the State Government for social security,
Ms. Mayawati said that her government had increased the monthly pension of
destitute widows, old and physically handicapped people from Rs. 150 to Rs.
300. Besides,Uttar Pradesh Mukhyamantri Mahamaya Gharib Arthik Madad
Yojanahad been launched for the benefit of those BPL families, who had been
deprived from the benefit of several government schemes. She said that State
Government had also increased the daily duty allowance of Home Guards and
PRD Jawans. The honorarium of Aganbari Workers and Sahayikas, minimum
wages of agriculture works and stipend of Medical Students had also been
Ms. Mayawati said that with a view to speedy disposal of people’s
problems, the government had taken several steps to streamline the
administration. Arrangements had been made for holding tehsil diwas and thana
diwas in regular manner. Decision had been taken to name district Kanpur Dehat
asRamabai Nagar. The State Government had also restored the district of
Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Nagarfollowing the orders of the High Court.
The Chief Minister said that State Government had taken several important
decisions in the interests of the farmers. Action plan is being implemented to
double the income of farmers in next two years. Necessary arrangements had
been made for providing fertilizers, seeds and other agriculture inputs to farmers
during current Kharif season. VAT system had been implemented to make tax
system more practical for the facility of traders.
Ms. Mayawati said that changes and developments were taking place on a
large scale in the world at present. Therefore, challenges are serious and these
challenges could be faced by providing justice to dalits, exploited and deprived
sections and strengthening the bond of social brotherhood among the people of
Sarv Samaj. We should make resolve to achieve this target by taking the
inspiration from great freedom fighters and the saints, gurus and great men of
social change movement. It would be a real tribute towards the saints, gurus and
great men besides, freedom fighters, she added.
CM Ms. Mayawati constituted Minorities Welfare Department for welfare of minorities
State Government fully committed to socio-economic and educational betterment of minority community
Lucknow : 11 August 2010
The State Government Spokesman has said that the directives of Union
Government for the welfare of minorities were being implemented effectively. He
said that the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati had constituted Minorities
Welfare Department separately for the betterment of the minorities for the first time
in 1995. He said that the responsibility of implementing the recommendations of
Rangnath Mishra Commission and Sachchar Committee lied with the Union
The Government Spokesman said here today that the State Government was
committed to the socio-economic and educational betterment of minority
community and several schemes were being implemented for the welfare of these
sections. The students of these sections had been benefited by the pre-tenth and
post-tenth scholarships and subsidy for admission fee. He said that arrangement for
financial assistance for the marriage of daughters belonging to minority community
and pre-examination coaching facility for the students seeking admissions for
medical and engineering courses had been made, besides running the Multi-Sectoral
District Development Plan. Under this plan, the facilities of Indira Avas, Aganvadi
Kendra, Primary Health Sub-centre, Hand-pumps, I.T.I. for technical education,
building etc. were being provided to minorities. The Government of India had
appreciated the U.P. Government for the successful implementation of Multi-
Sectoral District Development Plan and scholarship distribution, he added.
The Spokesman said that the present State Government after coming in
power had announced to take 100 Madarsas in grant-in-aid list for the educational
betterment of minorities and subsequently 100 Madarsas had been included in
grant-in-aid list. Besides, the State Government had given recognition to
Alia(Munsi/Maulvi) and Alim equivalent to High School and Intermediate, which is
accepted for admission in other institutions and government services. Urdu, Arabic
and Persian University had been set-up in Lucknow for providing Higher Education
to minorities, he added.
The Spokesman said that the CM had given the benefit of reservation to
backwards of Muslim community during her regime in 1995. The recommendations
of providing this facility to minorities had been given by Backwards Commission in
July 1994, but the then Chief Minister had not taken any decision in this regard. The
Government under the leadership of Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati had issued the
government order to provide the benefit of reservation to the backwards of Muslim
Community on 03 June 1995, due to which these sections got the benefit of 27 per
The Spokesman said that Manyawar Sri Kanshiram Ji Minorities Self
Employment Scheme is being running in urban areas for the minority youths to setup
self employment. The State Government was fully alert and sensitive towards
the welfare of Minority Community, he added.
Centre fine with Maya’s park in Noida
Posted on Aug 13, 2010 at 17:57 | Updated Aug 13, 2010 at 19:12
New Delhi: In a major U-turn the Central Government on Friday told the
Supreme Court that environmental clearance is not required for the
Ambedkar Memorial Park being developed by the Mayawati government in
The Centre had been asked to explain whether the Ambedkar Memorial
Park is a building project, construction project or an area
Earlier, the Centre had said it could not give environmental clearance
for construction of statues and memorials for Dalit leaders at the
The Uttar Pradesh government had subsequently agreed to reduce the
construction area to about 35 per cent of the park.