Adampur Assembly Bypoll 2022: “Kept promise to deliver honest and transparent government”, says Haryana CM Manohar Lal
Chandigarh, October 29: Ahead of the indirect vote of the Adampur Assembly, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday that his government had taken several measures to fight corruption, carried out merit-based recruitment and had undertaken equitable development in the state.
Khattar said carte blanche has been given to officials and relevant agencies to root out corruption and take strong action against those who engage in corrupt practices. Viswas Swaroopam: The world’s tallest 369ft statue of Lord Shiva unveiled in Rajsamand of Rajasthan.
Striking at previous governments, he claimed, while patronage was prevalent under previous regimes, the BJP-led government during its eight-year rule ensured that jobs were awarded solely on the basis of deserved.
Khattar also said, “We have rejected caste-based politics and with the slogan ‘Haryana Ek Haryanvi Ek’, we have achieved equitable development without regional bias.”
“We have delivered on our promise to provide honest and transparent governance and have taken several steps to fight corruption,” the Chief Minister said during a virtual interaction with Adampur youth on Saturday evening.
The November 3 partial poll was necessitated after Kuldeep Bishnoi, the younger son of late former chief minister Bhajan Lal, resigned as an MP and moved from Congress to the BJP in August. His son Bhavya was removed from the seat by the BJP.
“I promise that in the future I will also live up to the expectations of the people and set a better example,” Khattar said. Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2022: BJP rule in ‘mafia rule’ state, says Congress leader Mukesh Agnihotri.
He equated bypoll with exams and said, “Students take exams every year. Likewise in politics, the test takes place after five years. But sometimes small tests take place in between as well.”
“It’s a small test. But we want to pass it with flying colors… With your support, we will pass.”
During the interaction program, a youth from Sarangpur in Adampur raised questions about his village while another youth also raised demands, to which Khattar said that since the model code of conduct is in place and applied for the polls, they should give their requests in writing and once the polling process is complete and the matter will be dealt with accordingly.
Khattar also said his government cracked down on criminals and those involved in exam scams were put behind bars.
So far, 771 of those people have been arrested, he said.
The Chief Minister claimed that about 1.52 lakh of new industries have been established in Haryana over the past eight years.
“Thousands of young people got jobs because of it. At the same time, 90,000 young people got government jobs based on merit,” he said.
On education, Khattar said that radical changes have been made in the sector. Haryana Panchayat Samiti, Zilla Parishad Elections 2022: Fake notification says elected candidates will get 3-year terms, here is the truth.
A college was built every 20 km for the comfort of female students. Emphasis is on promoting regional language and some courses in engineering colleges have been prepared in Hindi language, Khattar said.
He said the demand for opening a medical college in each district has been met. There are five districts where construction work for a medical college will soon begin, he said.
Regarding stubble management, he said, “We have taken several measures to control the burning of stubble. Four lakh tons of stubble are currently being used productively, including to generate power.”
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