Govt examining Meena`s complaint of hunger deaths: Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today said the state government is examining complaint of hunger deaths in tribal area of Udaipur as claimed by Dausa MP Kirori Lal Meena.

Last Updated: Jun 13, 2010, 22:59 PM IST

Dausa: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok
Gehlot today said the state government is examining complaint
of hunger deaths in tribal area of Udaipur as claimed by Dausa
MP Kirori Lal Meena.

"Though there are no chance of hunger death following
scheme like MGNREGA, but the state government is examining the
matter and will seek details on the basis of Meena`s
complaint," Gehlot told reporters.

"Necessary steps, if needed, will be taken after we
receive proper inputs in this regard," he said.

Meena has claimed that two persons have died due to hunger
in Jher village of Udaipur district and demanded compensation
for the members of tribal families.

He has also asked her Minister wife Golma Devi to resign
from the Gehlot government in support of tribal families.

When asked about Golma Devi`s stand, the CM said that
she has apprised the government of her husband`s emotions in a
decent way.

PTI