Akhilesh Yadav takes a jibe at Yogi government over power cuts

Akhilesh yadav taunts yogi

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav has taken a jibe at the order given by CM Yogi regarding the improvement in the electricity department. He has said that after running the government for 5 years, now the government has woken up. Alleging the ongoing privatization, he said that reform is only possible only when the corruption ends.

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Akhilesh Yadav tweeted on Wednesday morning, "After running the government for 5 years in Uttar Pradesh, now the government's mind has lit up that 'comprehensive reforms' are needed in the electricity department. The Government's push for privatization of the electricity department without any control doesn't serve the purpose of reforms. For reform, the Govt must end the nexus of corruption which is deep-rooted.


What did CM Yogi say?

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had recently ordered for uninterrupted electricity according to the roster across the state and asked for comprehensive reforms in the electricity department. He said that an action plan should be prepared keeping in mind the future energy needs. The CM said that the Energy Minister should review the working of the Electricity Department and make efforts for comprehensive changes at every level. He said that consumers should be encouraged for timely payment of electricity bills.

UP along with other states of the country is currently facing power cuts due to the coal crisis. However, the Centre has canceled more than 600 trains to augment the speed of coal supply through railways.

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