Mayawati sacks heads, members of state corporations

May 18th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI  

Bahujan Samaj Party Lucknow, May 18 (ANI): Following her party’s below-expectation performance in Lok Sabha elections, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Chief and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Monday sacked chairpersons and members of all state government corporations.

According to party sources, Over 100 members were summoned to the party office this evening and were asked to submit their resignations.

On May 17, Mayawati has issued a stern warning to the senior government officials in the state directing them to solve the problems of the people.

The directive was issued during a high level meeting to review the law and order situation and progress of various development works being carried out by the state government.

“People are still made to run from here and there for their petty works. Their problems are not solved as per the government directives issued earlier. This is not acceptable. Those showing laxity in solving people’s problem will be punished severely,” she said.

The chief minister said she will pay surprise visits to the spots were the works are being carried out and if she will find any laxity then the concerned officers would be punished.

She also directed the officials to submit monthly report on the action taken on the complaints of the people.

“The report will be submitted by chief secretary, cabinet secretary, additional cabinet secretary, director general of police and principal secretary home,” she said.

Mayawati also asked the chief secretary to call a meeting of all the district magistrates and senior police officers and apprise them of the directives. (ANI)

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