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.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on June 28 slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his "no one has intruded India's borders nor has any post come under anyone's custody". He said, "External Affairs Minister had stated that Chinese soldiers have not only come inside the Indian border but have made some constructions but on the other hand, PM Modi contradicts it and deny any intrusion of Chinese on the Indian side."
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."
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on May 17 slammed Centre over plight of migrant workers. He said, "If Railways had run trains from all states end to end, migrants wouldn't have been forced to walk." "As per the arrangements that have been made, trains can run only after the agreement between 2 states, this is causing the delays," he said. "It took 3 days to get permission from Karnataka, similarly UP is causing delays. We sought permission from J-K on May 11 and still haven't received it. If Railways had run trains from all states end to end, migrants wouldn't have been forced to walk," he added. Giving details of arrangements made by his state, CM Baghel said that around 75,000 labourers who were stranded in other states have been brought back, of which 16,000 were brought by trains and rest by road.
Late Ajit Jogi's mortal remains is being taken from hospital to his residence Sagaun Bangla in Raipur. Former Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Ajit Jogi passed away at age of 74 on May 29. His funeral will take place on May 30 at his native land Gaurella. Late Ajit Jogi was the first CM of Chhattisgarh.
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.
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."
A verbal spat broke out between two groups of Congress workers on June 29. Verbal spat happened during a protest against fuel price hike in Chhattisgarh's Janjgir-Champa district. Fuel price in India are keep increasing from last few days.
Amid verbal spat between the Centre and Congress over Galwan Valley clash, Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvion July 04 lambasted the main opposition party by saying that 'Congress party Pappu ka Ghosla aur Pariwar ka chochla banker reh gai hai.' He further lambasted at Congress by saying that when the security force of the country is giving a befitting reply to the enemies, at that time, the main opposition is carrying out actions which are supplying oxygen to the enemies. This is the reason why the Congress party is shrinking.