UP CM Yogi Adityanath rings in development in Azamgarh, dedicates projects worth over Rs 145 crore

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has dedicated development projects worth over Rs 145 crore to Azamgarh.

Azamgarh, known for radicalisation previously, is prepared to scale new heights of development with the presence of the rule of law, and through a slew of developmental projects taking shape under the Bharatiya Janata Party’s rule, said CM Adityanath on Thursday.

“Azamgarh’s potential was blemished in the presence of negative, divisive forces. The youth used to face identity crisis, remain jobless and lag behind others. But today, Azamgarh’s faith in the BJP will take it to new heights of development and prosperity,” he said.

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He added that five years earlier, whenever the youth of Azamgarh would go to any state looking for employment, they had to conceal his identity for various reasons and a feeling of inferiority complex would surround them. “Azamgarh ka Naujawan apni pehchan chhupane par majboor hota tha, uske saamne pehchan ka sankat khada hota tha,” CM Adityanath said.

Stating that he had himself visited Azamgarh thrice during the Covid-19 pandemic, CM Adityanath said, “Those who were responsible for Azamgarh’s predicament never care heed to visit the region, or work for the development here. However, we continued to work for Azamgarh’s development even if our MLAs or MPs were not chosen.”

PM Modi laid the foundation stone for the Purvanchal Expressway in 2018 at Azamgarh to boost the development of the region and connect it to places like Delhi and Lucknow. Besides, Azamgarh’s decades-long dream of having a university was also fulfilled by the double-engine governments of the BJP, asserted CM Adityanath.

The University in the name of Suheldev is also being developed on a war-footing and sufficient funds have been allocated to ensure its uninterrupted progress, informed the CM.

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The Chief Minister, on the occasion, also announced to revive the rich cultural, musical and literary legacy of Azamgarh. “Azamgarh is a pioneer in the field of literature, we are also working to develop an institute in the name of prominent litterateur and Hindi writer Rangeya Raghav here,” he said.

Emphasising that his government is committed to providing employment to the youth according to their capabilities, the CM further issued immediate instructions to organise a massive Rojgar Mela in Azamgarh to provide job opportunities for the youth there.