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Hooda blames INLD-BJP govt for ignoring Radaur

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, September 15, 2013
First Published: 21:08 IST(15/9/2013) | Last Updated: 21:09 IST(15/9/2013)

Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday alleged that the INLD-BJP government in 1999-2005 neglected the interests of people of Radaur in Yamunanagar.

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While addressing a rally at Radaur on Sunday, Hooda said that during the six-year tenure of the INLD-BJP government, `58.26 crore were spent in Radaur assembly constituency, whereas the present state government had spent `412 crore on various development works.

"Similarly, in Yamunanagar district, the INLD-BJP government had spent `399 crore, while we have spent `1,810.84 crore. This amount is in addition to `2,400 crore spent on construction of the Deen Bandhu Chotu Ram Thermal Power Plant in Yamunanagar," the chief minister said.

Hooda also announced a number of incentives for Radaur, including status of tehsil to Radaur; `50 crore for the repair of roads; `10 crore each for all four assembly constituencies in Yamunanagar district from the Haryana Rural Development Fund (HRDF), `20 crore for the municipal corporation, and `2 crore for the development of Radaur town.

He also announced that an academy for weight lifters would be set up in the sports stadium at Barsan. The chief minister also disclosed that second phase of the Dadupur Nalwi Canal would be completed by December-end, which would facilitate irrigation in over 92 hectares of land in the three districts of Yamunanagar, Ambala and Kurukshetra.

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