A two-month long campaign by residents of an Uttar Pradesh district, which saw many Muslims writing to the Prime Minister's Office in Sanskrit to demand an AIIMS facility, has finally forced authorities to sit up and take notice.
Adopting a novel way of making an appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Muslims in this Bundelkhand district are writing to him in Sanskrit demanding establishment of an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here.
Water scarcity in many villages of Bundelkhand in UP has badly affected the life of boys of marriageable age, as nobody wants to marry off his or her daughter in any family here due to existing water problem.
An amount of Rs 2,839.91 crore was spent out of Rs 3,755.08 crore released by government under the special package for drought mitigation strategies in the parched Bundelkhand region since November 2009, Parliament was informed on Friday.
A former chief minister and a Union minister are in the fray in the Lok Sabha battle for Jhansi, regarded as the gateway to the Bundelkhand region where rising cases of farmers` suicides is a major poll issue despite a Rs 3,500 crore relief package for the area.
In order to protect critically-endangered vultures from being extinct, a Vulture Safe Zone (VSZ) would be created in Madhya Pradesh`s Bundelkhand, Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) officials said today.
Attacking Congress over the issue of corruption, BJP`s Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi on Friday said he wished to become a `chowkidaar` (watchman) of the people so that "no claws can reach the country`s treasury."
The main opposition party, BJP, has worked overtime to accord a warm and stupendous welcome to its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to address a rally at Government Inter College ground here on Friday.