But they do have something else that ordinary HP laptops do not have: Tamper proof photographs of the chief minister and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. The picture would appear every time the machine is booted. Even the rucksacks of the gadget have the photos of the father-son duo.
While this looks like the next big grouse for the opposition, the students are least bothered.
"It will be the most expensive and exquisite possession in my household," said Sameena Ali, who lives in a two-room house in Lucknow's Old City.
Functions cost more than cash doleThe state government has spent Rs. 12.5 crore to organise the functions where Rs. 8.5 crore unemployment allowance have been distributed. An RTI reply from the labour department said between March and November 2012, the government had distributed Rs. 8.5 crore to unemployed youth. The functions cost the state exchequer Rs. 12.5 crore.