Lucknow: Samajwadi Party on Saturday charged the
Uttar Pradesh government with giving away prime land to
capitalists in the name of setting up power projects and
taking hefty sums from them in return.
"A drama is presently going on in the state in the name of
signing MoUs with business houses for setting up power
projects for which prime land and other facilities are being
provided to them," SP spokesman Rajendra Chaudhary said in a
He alleged that in return the government was taking hefty
sums from the business houses.
Besides, the government is trying to befool the people of
the state by making false promises of ensuring massive power
generation by 2014-15 through these new projects, he said.
Referring to the scheme of power generation in sugar
mills, he said it was initiated by the then Mulayam Singh
Yadav government and added that it was nothing new as sought
to be projected by the Mayawati government.