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This photo is of the stage made in the rally of PM Modi in Gorakhpur on 7 December 2021. In this, CM Yogi is seen welcoming the PM.
Before the UP assembly elections, PM Narendra Modi held a public meeting in Gorakhpur on 7 December. In this, projects worth 9600 crores were handed over to the people. Everyone’s success is judged by democracy. Therefore, people were brought here from village to village by installing 1500 roadways buses. For filling diesel in government buses, the department had to spend Rs 8 crore 72 lakh 21 thousand 382.
It is also important here that only about 1500 private buses were installed in the meeting. Private buses are not included in the cost of diesel.
Diesel cost revealed by Right to Information
This is a picture of that public meeting. The people who came in this were promoted by the supporters on social media.
After this meeting, on March 12, 2022, Sanjeev Kaushik, living in Aligarh, had sought details of diesel expenses in the Right to Information. The reply has come from the Regional Manager of UP State Transport Corporation Gorakhpur. In this, he said, “He had sent 1500 buses for this meeting. For this there were instructions from the UP government, district administration and transport headquarters. 8.72 lakh was spent for the diesel of these buses. He wrote in the reply that The department does not have any mandate regarding taking people to the meeting of the PM.
Roadways buses were called from 41 depots of 7 cities for the meeting. Read the list…
Allegations of misappropriation of funds on BJP
Secretary seeking RTI Sanjeev Kaushik is former state secretary of Aam Aadmi Party. “The BJP misappropriated funds in the assembly elections. The cost of the launch ceremony could have been met for a few lakh rupees. But the BJP spent crores of rupees only on diesel,” he said.
This letter has been sent by the department in response to RTI. In which the details of buses and their expenses.