MP: Kamal Nath mocks Shivraj Singh Chouhan's cow, urine, dung link to economy
- Kamal Nath said cow and its urine have their own uses but the economy will improve only when investment comes in and financial activities increase.
A day after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said cows, their dung and urine can strengthen the economy, state Congress chief Kamal Nath on Sunday hit back and claimed such statements will not build trust among investors.
Talking to reporters at the PCC headquarters here, Nath also said such statements are examples of the thinking of the ruling BJP, adding that the cow and its urine have their own uses but the economy will improve only when investment comes in and financial activities increase.
While addressing a convention of women veterinarians organised by Indian Veterinary Association on Saturday, MP CM Chouhan had said "if we want, we can strengthen our own economy and make the country financially capable through cows, their dung and urine."
The post-mortem of the 19-year-old Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Landran, student who ended his life after hanging himself from a fan in his room on Thursday was conducted at civil hospital in Phase 6, Mohali on Saturday. Investigating officer Balwinder Singh said, “No suicide note was found from the room, but police is looking at all angles.” A case under Excise Act was registered at the Sector 36 police station.
While at the beginning of April, tomatoes cost ₹30/kg and remained consistent till about May 14, the rates have now shot up to ₹50/kg. Punjab Mandi Board supervisor at the Sector 43 apni mandi, Satbir Singh added that if the heat subsides, there is hope of the produce improving and rates coming down. Meanwhile, the dry weather conditions have proved beneficial to other vegetables and brought down the rates. The price of green chilli, which had remained volatile earlier, has also come down.
The district administration issued show-cause notices to 55 private schools in Patiala for allegedly violating the Punjab Regulation of Fee of Unaided Educational Institutions Act on Saturday. Deputy commissioner Sakshi Sahni said a team comprising government school principals and headmasters had inspected the private schools. “The schools were also inspected by the district education officer, after which show-cause notices were issued to 55 schools for violating the state government's fee regulations.”
The UT health secretary Yashpal Garg on Saturday inspected three health and wellness centres (HWCs), at Sectors 11, 23 and 33 and found that some of the health care staff were either absent or were violating duties. The secretary also discovered that the HCW in-charge SMO Dr Renu Aggarwal had been working at the same centre for the last 22 years, even though she was promoted from medical officer to SMO.
The city experienced a temperature dip owing to cloudy weather conditions on Saturday, while Met officials said that similar conditions will continue to prevail on Sunday as well. Because of the cloudy weather, maximum temperature went down from 42.9C on Friday to 39.5C on Saturday, 1.4C above normal. Minimum temperature went down from 28.2C on Friday to 27.9C on Saturday, 4.6C above normal.