No discrimination on basis of caste, religion, vows Yogi

| | Lucknow

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath assured the public that there would be no discrimination on the basis of caste and religion in the state.

On Tuesday, in his first visit to Meerut after taking over as the Chief Minister, Yogi inspected ‘wheat purchase centre’ at Kharkhaunda village, visited a Dalit colony and later inspected Meerut Medical College.

Addressing a public gathering at Bhaisali ground in Meerut, Adityanath said that there would be no discrimination on the basis religion and caste. “The British forced us to fight in the name of religion but now we have to think above religion and caste and focus on the development,” said the CM.

Yogi stressed that the rule of law would be ensured in the state at any cost and that nobody would be allowed to take law into his hand under any circumstance. “The police and administration will act immediately on complaints against criminals. The anti-Romeo squad was instructed to work strictly as per guidelines, so that no one was harassed unnecessarily. Now girls will not be troubled while going to school. Law and order situation of every district will be reviewed by ministers concerned,” Yogi said.

The CM stated that payments of ` 6,200 crore due to farmers had been made. “Now farmers have the option to sell their crop at ‘wheat purchase centres’ at good rates. For the first time, potatoes will also be purchased by the Government from farmers and their payments will be made within the next 48 hours,” he said.

Yogi said that the Prime Minister was working hard for the betterment of the country and everyone should help him in his efforts. Speaking on ‘Swachchh Bharat’ movement, the CM said that for making it a success story, everyone’s contribution was a must.  Yogi also reviewed law and order situation and and development works in Meerut division before returning to Lucknow late Tuesday afternoon.



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