UP CM Yogi Adityanath gives land to Sonbhadra victims


Sonbhadra | Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday handed over land documents to 281 residents of Sonbhadra, where 11 tribals had been killed in a land dispute on July 17.

The allotment is given to 281 beneficiaries, mostly tribals.

He also announced various developmental projects in the districts worth RS 339 crores.

He also announced a residential girl school and a police outpost for the village.

The Chief Minister said that 292 families in Umbha were given benefit of Mukhyamantri Awas Yojna. Families of 11 people, who were killed in the firing incident, were given monetary assistance worth Rs 18.50 lakh each. Mahila pension was sanctioned to their families and each injured was given monetary assistance of Rs 6 lakh.

The Chief Minister took a dig at Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and said: “I want to ask ‘shahzadi’ of the Congress whether she will apologise for the injustice done to the poor tribals? Will she fight to ensure action against those involved in land grab?”.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had attempted to enter the village after the massacre, however, when banned by the state govt from doing so, she conducted a dharna.

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