Sep 23, 2015
PILIBHIT: Union minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday attacked Uttar Pradesh minister Riyaz Ahmad, accusing him of corruption.
Addressing villagers in Mala village, Gandhi alleged that in the last tenure not a single paisa was spent by zila parishad on development.
She questioned the election of Ahmad’s daughter as chairperson of zila panchayat and also alleged that he had taken over land in different villages, where he constructed four private degree colleges.
She also raised questions on the source of funds for the same.
After distributing gas connections in a village adjacent to tiger reserve area, she held meetings at six places.
Though she was on a two-day tour, Gandhi left for Delhi after getting news of panchayat poll notification.
As posted in Timesofindia.indiatimes.com