Prepare development plan for Lucknow on lines of Metropolitan Board: CM
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday instructed officials to prepare a development plan for Lucknow on the lines of Metropolitan Board and increase jurisdiction of Lucknow Development Authority (LDA). Metropolitan Boards are set up in big cities for carrying out development works.
Adityanath also instructed officials to start work on green corridor project in the next two months. “At present, more than 45 lakh population comes within the jurisdiction of the development authority,” said the CM.
He instructed officials to allot houses under the PM Awas scheme to people living in huts on both banks of river Gomti and develop Butler Palace lake on lines of Amrit Sarovar.
Amrit Sarovar is holy pond in Golden Temple in Amritsar district of Punjab. Yogi also took serious note of illegal colonies in the state capital and instructed LDA, civic authorities, local administration and cops to check such settlements.
He instructed officials to appoint town planner in every development authority. He also stressed on framing any policy keeping into account various aspects for the next 50 years. The CM said mutation fee charges should be ₹5000 for legal heir to any property.
Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party will observe Partition Horror Memorial Day on August 14 across Uttar Pradesh as part of its national campaign. In a press statement, programme in-charge and state BJP general secretary, Anoop Gupta said the party would observe Partition Horror Memorial Day in all the 1918 organization circles in the state in memory of the sad occurrence of partition of the country in 1947.
A row broke out in a Christian missionary school here over alleged forcible removal of bands tied on some students' wrists and throwing them in the dustbin. Following the alleged incident, some parents of the students along with a few Hindu activists stormed the Infant Mary English Medium High School at Katipalla on Friday, questioning the action. The police too reached there to calm the situation.
Traders of the city and the district administration are collaborating with each other to deck up 75 markets of the city on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Indian independence. This programme will be organised at the Maharaja Agrasen College in Aishbagh.” City traders will put up more than 75,000 flags, decorate markets with tricolour lights. Not only that, traders would distribute food and sweets in orphanages, old age homes and hospitals.”
There is a code laid down for the proper disposal of the Indian national flag, one which many people are not aware of. The national flag is a symbol of pride and its dignity should be maintained even while disposing of it, Lucknow Municipal Corporation officials said. When the national flag is damaged, it must be destroyed in whole, in private. Flags made of paper must also be discarded privately with due dignity.
There is a lot of behind-the-scenes enablement by the government and private organisations that has led to this change. Television broadcasters across the board have really pulled up their socks and are now in the habit of having a splendid combination of sportspersons (young and experienced) leading if not anchoring the reporting, analysis and commentary - the result is gripping television. Today's column is about sports culture at the grassroots, and especially in Pune.