Kanpur: Chief minister Yogi Adityanath had to address a rally virtually in Kanpur Dehat on Friday after bad weather stopped him from reaching the venue.
“I am very disappointed for not being able to communicate with you directly, but I am very grateful for the enthusiasm you have shown by coming to this programme”, the CM said.
Besides taking part in ‘Jan Vishwas Yatra’ the CM was also supposed to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of development projects worth Rs 638.55 crore.
“The people of Kanpur Dehat are lucky that the first citizen of the country (President Ramnath Kovind) comes from this district”, Yogi said.
The CM said, “We all know that UP has witnessed massive changes after 2017 as the BJP government has done many things for labourers, women and farmers during its five years rule. It has given employment to youth, provided security to women and tried to bring happiness to each and every citizen through various schemes and developmental projects”.
Since 2017 till now, 33 new medical colleges have been constructed in the state, which shows our dedication towards work. A new medical college is also being built in Kanpur Dehat, he said.
“Around 43 lakh houses have been distributed to the poor in the state, one toilet each has also been provided to more than 2.61 crore people. Electricity connections and cooking gas connections have been made available to the poor on a large scale. Health insurance of rs 5 lakh has been provided annually to 6 crore people. Smartphones and tablets are being made available to the youth. The amount of pension of old people, women has been increased, and it is the priority of the government to bring happiness in the life of every citizen of the society”, the CM further said.
Union minister of state for micro, small and medium enterprises Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, law minister government of Uttar Pradesh Brajesh Pathak, minister of state for electronics and information technology Ajit Singh Pal, Akbarpur MP Devendra Singh Bhole and Kannauj MP Subrata Pathak were also present.