Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the Uttar Pradesh government for its handling of the Covid crisis and said the way it had controlled the second wave of the infection was ”unprecedented”.
The prime minister, who arrived at his parliamentary constituency in the morning, also appreciated the Yogi Adityanath-led government for working with a development oriented approach rather than one based on corruption and nepotism.
Describing the efforts of the government in combating Covid-19 as ”commendable”, the prime minister said, ”The way in which UP has controlled the second wave of corona and stopped its spread is unprecedented.”
Meanwhile reacting too Prime Minister’s praise on Yogi, TMC Rajya Sabha MP, Derek O’Brien tweeted , “He can make July 15 feel like April 1.”
He can make July 15 feel like April 1. https://t.co/z7fmQ0zQ7r
— Derek O’Brien | ডেরেক ও’ব্রায়েন (@derekobrienmp) July 15, 2021
Earlier, even minor problems assumed monstrous proportions due to the shortage of health facilities and the lack of willpower, he said.
”There is rule of law in UP today. Mafia raj and terrorism, which were once out of control, are now controlled by law. Criminals who dare to eye sisters and daughters know they will not be spared,” Modi said.
“Another important thing — the government today is not run through corruption and nepotism (bhrashtachar aur bhai bhatijawaad) but through development (vikasvaad). Therefore, in UP, the benefits of schemes are reaching the people and new investments and opportunities of employment are increasing,” he added.
The prime minister inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of multiple development projects worth more than Rs 1,500 crore at the IIT-BHU ground.
The prime minister inaugurated projects worth around Rs 744 crore. He also laid the foundation stones of projects and public works worth about Rs 839 crore. These include the Centre for Skill and Technical Support of Central Institute of Petrochemical Engineering and Technology (CIPET) and 143 rural projects under the Jal Jeevan Mission.