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Updated on: Sunday, August 08, 2021, 11:37 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh: Declare Aug 9 as Tribal Day, Kamal Nath tells Governor

Congress government had announced August 9 as a Tribal Day and holiday on that day.
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Bhopal: Former chief minister Kamal Nath met Governor Mangubhai Patel and demanded that August 9 be declared a Tribal Day. Nath and other 10 Congress MLAs met the Governor on Sunday.

Nath also held the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting at his residence and formed the strategy for the four-day monsoon session.

Congress media coordinator Narendra Saluja told Free Press that the Congress government had announced August 9 as a Tribal Day and holiday on that day. Funds were released to the block units to celebrate the Day.

The delegation told Governor that in many of districts, Section 144 has been imposed, which is aimed to stop people from celebrating Independence Day.

They also demanded CBI inquiry into Nemawar killing incident. In the incident, five people of a family were killed and buried in an agriculture field. They also informed Governor that in Khandwa and other districts, houses of tribal people were demolished and administration violated forest rights law.

Strategy to corner government in Assembly

Nath held the CLP meeting with the Congress MLAs at his residence and chalked out strategy to corner the government in the Assembly.

He asked the MLAs to corner the state government on alleged mismanagement in relief measures in flood affected areas particularly Gwalior-Chambal region.

The MLAs will also going to raise other issues like a large number of deaths caused due to Corona, failure of government in providing oxygen and beds to the Covid patients during Corona second wave.

The party leaders will be going to corner government on the issues of law and order situation particularly crimes against women, inflated power bills, non-availability of fertilizer to farmers and others.

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Published on: Sunday, August 08, 2021, 11:37 PM IST
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