Tour flood-affected districts: Maya to ministers

In view of flood fury in different regions of the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has directed her ministers to tour flood-affected districts extensively to ensure proper relief is provided to the people.

Last Updated: Aug 19, 2011, 13:25 PM IST

Lucknow: In view of flood fury in different
regions of the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati
has directed her ministers to tour flood-affected districts
extensively to ensure proper relief is provided to the people.
At a review meeting here yesterday, the Chief Minister
also asked the officials to ensure proper relief works in the
areas affected by flood like situation.

While reviewing the law and order situation, Mayawati
asked the police officials to take stern action against the
criminals.

The Chief Minister said that she will embark on a
state-wide tour from the last week of September. She had
earlier decided to do so after August 15 but the move was put
on hold because of bad weather.
Instruction have been issued to the police to remain
vigilant during the on-going Muslim holy month of Ramzan and
other festivals.

Mayawati also said scholarship should be deposited in
the accounts of SC/ST students by August 30 and warned of
action against officers in case of slackness in this
connection.

PTI