Lucknow: With a farmers` stir demanding
higher compensation for their land going on in the state,
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today asked officials to
deal effectively with local problems including those faced by
the farming community on a priority basis.
Expressing dissatisfaction over a large number of people
approaching the government with their problems of late, the
Chief Minister said it was an indication that their problems
were not being addressed at the local level.
Mayawati, who held a detailed review of the development
and law and order situation in the state at a meeting here,
directed the officials to find solutions to the problems faced
by farmers promptly.
"For immediate resolution of the issues related to land
acquisition the government has issued necessary directives,"
she said and warned that there would be no compromise on the
priorities set by her government.
Directing the officials to give a momentum to development
and further strengthen law and order, Mayawati asked them to
initiate a direct dialogue with common people to understand
their problems better.
She also asked the officials to maintain strict vigil in
view of the coming festival season and make all necessary
arrangements in advance as delayed decisions often led to
Directing concerned officials to personally visit the
affected areas in the event of communal tension, Mayawati
asked them to undertake regular inspections of police stations
besides resolving property related disputes promptly.