I am not hankering for any post: Rajnath

Last Updated: Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 21:01

Kushinagar: Former BJP president Rajnath
Singh on Sunday said he was not aspiring for any post and was only
fighting to free Uttar Pradesh from "misgovernance" and
"corruption" of the BSP rule.

In neighbouring Bihar, the rate of development had
reached 11 per cent while it stood at mere six per cent in UP,
he told a meeting at Ramkola here as part of his Jan Swabhiman
Yatra.
Singh said he was not aspiring for any post and was
waging a fight to free UP from "misgovernance and corruption"
of the BSP dispensation.

He said the most backward districts in the state were in
Purvanchal area.
The BJP leader said the "Purvanchal Vikas Nidhi", set up
for the development of eastern districts, was not used
effectively.

Citing a CAG report, he said there had been a scam of Rs
330 crore which had been spent on other heads in Purvanchal.

Singh said Chief Minister Mayawati was rasing the
issue of trifurcation of the state to divert attention from
"failures" of her government.

He alleged the state and Central governments were
playing politics over the issue.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 21:01

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