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During BSP regime cops worked as party cadre, says Akhilesh

During BSP regime cops worked as party cadre, says Akhilesh
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said that the his government was still facing problem to control crimes in the state as the previous BSP government had enrolled policemen as its cadre. He also said that corruption in the past regime was institutionalised.

Replying to the debate on the budgetary grants in the state assembly on the last day of the budget session, Yadav promised his government’s commitment to improve law and order situation and even announced that policemen in the state would be given training by the Army personnel.

The state assembly passed the budgetary grants of Rs 2,21,201.19 crore  and related appropriation bills by voice vote after rejecting the cut motion of the opposition.

Announcing that recruitment of policemen, teachers and other state employees would continue for the next four years of his government, the CM admitted that the government is still fighting to sensitise the police department after the previous BSP government had enrolled them in their cadre. Similarly, the corruption was institutionalised in the previous regime and his government is trying to break the shackles, he said.

Yadav in his speech also mentioned about the police atrocities he experienced during the previous regime.

Earlier, leader of the opposition and BSP member Swami Prasad Maurya alleged that the criminals have no fear of the police while there is a lack of coordination in the government departments.

Later, the house was adjourned sine die but before that passed three bills including hike in the allowances and pensions of the legislators and former MLAs. Now the government would be giving family pension to all families of the deceased legislators.

The CM also announced hike in the wages of the security and other personnel of the state legislature. He also announced 100 tube-wells to the legislators for the constituencies in the next financial year.
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