CM given the government employees and officers six months to eschew corruption. 6-04-2015
Chandigarh, April 6 --–The Hayana Chief Minsiter, Mr Manohar Lal, has given the government employees and officers six months to eschew corruption, otherwise the state government would move fast to fix those who induldged in corrupt practices. Addressing a public meeting in the Chhachrauli Assembly constituency near Yamunanagar today, he said, “Now, we are requesting the staff not to induldge in corrupt practices. If they do not listen to us in the next six month, we will proceed against the corrupt under the rules and regulations”, he warned. The government is committed to breaking the politician-officer-employees nexus for graft. Those who remained in power had looted the state. “The previous governments did not pay any heed to this but we will work to change this perception. If there is no corruption at the top level, there should not be any corruption at the lower level also”, he said. Referring to the coal scam, he said the UPA had allowed Rs 1.86-lakh crore scam in the allocation of coal mines. There are about 200 coal mines out of which only 20 were recently auctioned by the Union Government netting reveune of Rs. 2 lakh crore. The times have changed with the formation of the BJP Government both at the Centre and in the state. Recalling the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi’s Mantra’s “Na Khaunga, Na Khanedunga’ (neither will I take bribe, nor will I allow anyone to take bribe), he said that this should also be followed by all of us. Accepting all the demands made by local MLA and Speaker of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha, Mr Kanwar Pal, the Chief Minister said that he had spent most of his public life in this area. He announced that Aadi Badri Temple, the starting point of the mythical Saraswati river would be developed as a shrine and tourist destination so that people could acquinted themselves with the significane of this important place. He also announced a cow sancturyat for Malakpur Bangar village. Mr Manohar Lal said that the former Chief Minister, Mr Bhupinder Singh Hooda, had described the present government as inexperienced. “We are ahead in service of the mankind but not in selfishness, and would ensure development of Haryana and of its 2.5 crore people. Equal development of all areas and castes would be ensured”, he said. He said that the state government was working to protect the interests of the farmers who had suffered loss due to the recent untimely rains and hailstorms. The government would not only ensure complete payment for sugarcane to the farmers but also procurement of their entire produce by the sugarmills. Earlier, Mr Kanwar Pal welcomed the Chief Minister and raised some demands for the development of the area, including a school, college, ITI, bus-stand, grant for development, hospitals, sugarcane payment to farmers, roads, streets, sub -station, electrictiy t ransformer etc. Those present included MP Mr Rattan Lal Kataria, the Minister of State, Mr Karan Dev Kamboj, MLAs Shyam Singh Rana, Balwant Singh, Ghanshyam Dass Arora, former MLA Himachal Pradesh Sukhram, officers of the distrcit administration and other dignitaries.