Maya orders crack down on anti-social elements

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Thursday asked the police officials to crack down on anti-social elements in the state.

Last Updated: Dec 15, 2011, 21:13 PM IST

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister
Mayawati on Thursday asked the police officials to crack down on
anti-social elements in the state, and warned of stern action
against officials found lacking on law and order front.

The Chief Minister instructed police officials to
initiate strict action against "goonda, mafia and anti-social
elements and those creating communal troubles," an official
release issued here said.
Mayawati, after a review meeting, also asked the district
magistrates to prevent illegal mining in the state, the
release said.

Mayawati directed that blankets should be distributed for
the poor and bonfires should also be lit during the winter
season, the release said.

Funds have already been released for setting up 131
shelter homes which should be ready by December 31, the
release said.

Mayawati also asked the officials to launch a special
month-long immunisation campaign for children till January 15
next year.

According to release, 1,800 doctors would be recruited in
the state by February 2012.
Directing officials to provide all facilities to farmers
during the Rabi season, she asked officials on field duty to
conduct surprise checks at fertiliser purchase centres and
take action against those indulging in black marketing.

PTI