Infrastructure Development: high on agenda: Acharya
Udupi: Home Minister V.S. Acharya said on Saturday that the welfare schemes introduced by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government were benefitting 1.32 crore people in the State.
He was speaking at a function organised by the district unit of the party to felicitate the former MLA Sunil Kumar on his appointment as president of the State unit of the BJP Yuva Morcha.
Dr. Acharya said that programmes such as Bhagyalakshmi and Sandhya Suraksha were getting tremendous response from the people. The State Government was giving importance to the development of infrastructure in cities and towns. The developmental works taken up in Udupi and Mangalore bore testimony to this, he said.
Congress and the Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs were secretly complimenting the BJP Government for passing the new anti-cow slaughter law and the law for setting up a Sanskrit University in the State, he said.
D.V. Sadananda Gowda, MP, Raghupati Bhat and Lalaji Mendon, MLAs, and Kota Srinivas Poojary, MLC, were present.