Maya axes one more minister
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati sacked Small-Scale Industry minister Chadradeo Ram Yadav who was indicted by the state Lokayukta.
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister
Mayawati on Wednesday sacked Small-Scale Industry minister Chadradeo
Ram Yadav who was indicted by the state Lokayukta.
"In consultations with the CM, Governor B L Joshi has
relieved the minister from his post with immediate effect," a
notification issued by the state government said.
In his report submitted to the government on December
28 last year, the Lokayukta had indicted the minister for
drawing salary from two places and had recommended his removal
from the Cabinet.
Yadav is the sixth minister to be dismissed on the
basis of Lokayukta`s reports.
Earlier, Rajesh Tripathi, Awadhpal Singh, Badshah
Singh, Rangnath Mishra and Ratan Lal Ahirwar were removed
following their indictment by the ombudsman.
Social Welfare minister Indrajeet Saroj had been given
additional charge of the Small-Scale Industry, said the