Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on May 29 paid his last respect to the first chief minister of Chhattisgarh and former Congress leader Ajit Jogi. Ajit Jogi passed away at the age of 74 after suffering a cardiac arrest. His funeral will take place tomorrow in his native land Gaurella.
Former Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Ajit Jogi passed away at the age of 74 on May 29. Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan offered his condolences on Jogi's demise. While speaking to ANI, he said, "Ajit Jogi served the state of Chhattisgarh after becoming the Chief Minister. Even in a situation when he was completely unwell, he ran a political party which is a courageous thing in itself."
Former Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Ajit Jogi passed away at the age of 74 on May 29. Late Ajit Jogi's condition was critical after he suffered cardiac arrest few days ago. Amit Jogi, son of Ajit Jogi announced his demise on Twitter. Last rites will be take place at Chief Minister's native land Gaurella. In a post he said, "Not only me, but Chhattisgarh has lost their father". Ajit Jogi was the first CM of Chhattisgarh.
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated state's biggest garbage processing plant on June 24. The CM inaugurated the plant via video conferencing from his official residence in Raipur. He congratulated the entire team associated with the execution of the Garbage processing plant. CM Baghel said, "The plant is capable of process 500 ton garbage on a daily basis. With this Chhattisgarh will become the first state where the acquired waste will be processed completely through scientific means."
While speaking to ANI in Raipur on June 18, the former chief minister of Chhattisgarh, Dr Raman Singh spoke on sacrifice of Indian Army jawans in Galwan Valley clash on June 15. He said, "The incident which took place at Galwan Valley is really very painful and I would like to pay my condolence to all 20 slain soldiers of Indian Army." "I think Congress leader Rahul Gandhi or Sonia Gandhi should not question this entire matter. It is not the time to question the decision of army soldiers but we should keep in mind that they have died fighting."
Grey clouds on May 31 brought pleasant rain in parts of Raipur and Hyderabad. The showers dipped the temperature and brought respite to the residents from heat. India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted cloudy skies accompanying light rainfall for the upcoming days in Chhattisgarh's Raipur. Meanwhile, water logged in parts of Hyderabad after heavy rainfall lashed the city today. The current temperate recorded in Raipur is 29degreeC while Hyderabad recorded 24 degreeC.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on July 4 said that the state government didn't stop the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) work during the lockdown. "Several people put PIL and even went to High Court, we reply their also but we didn't stop MGNREGA. There was a time when most number of labourers worked in Chhattisgarh. We paid every labourers within 15 days, and we didn't get any complaint in regards to payment," he said.
The price of vegetables has raised the graph in Chhattisgarh and Jammu and Kashmir. Not only has the rain affected the supply and sale of vegetables but the ongoing Corona issue has also stayed the people to purchase vegetables from outside.
In Chhattisgarh's Raigarh two robbers killed ATM cash van driver in a loot incident. A CCTV footage shows that the two robbers speeding off on a bike and pointing pistols at shocked passersby. Raigarh's Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP), Abhishek Verma said, "Two men on bike came outside the ATM, their faces were covered with white cloth, one of them went inside the ATM and the other one walked up the driver and shot him, killing him on the spot, another person is in injured condition." Police has started the investigation.
Residents of 50 villages in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur on June 29 broke police barricading to enter collector office with their demands. The demands included cash payment to them for collection of Tendu leaves. The protestors had walked to the office from Cherpal village, covering 25 km on foot. One of the protestors said, "The Collector told us that we will be given cash within two days. If that doesn't happen we will protest again."