MLA Ranjana Deependra Shau corners Minister Dr Dahariya over commercial complex issue


Urban Administration and Development Minister Dr Shiv Kumar Dahariya patted his department officials saying they are doing good work and therefore need protection. The Minister stated this in the Chhattisgarh Assembly in reply to a question asked by BJP MLA Ranjana Deependra Sahu who alleged that the Minister is being misled by his officials.

The BJP MLA on Thursday alleged that the Urban Administration and Development Minister had been misled by his department officials on Commercial Complex at Balak Chowk in Dhamtari Municipal Corporation. The MLA informed that the tender for the project was floated twice in 2016 and 2018. Moreover, the tender was floated without technical and administrative approval, she alleged. She further informed the House that the technical approval for the project was collected in the year 2019. How is it possible? MLA questioned. Tender cannot be invited without technical approval, she informed the House and sought reply from the Minister. The Minister did not give satisfactory reply leading to chaos in the House.

Alleging the Minister of being misguided by his officials, the Opposition members staged walkout.

The Minister said that the tender that was issued in the BJP government but the contractor did not complete the project. Later, the Congress government issued a tender. The shopkeepers did not cooperate in the first case.

The MLA again alleged that the Minister is trying to protect his department officials. On it, the Minister said that he will protect them as they are doing good work.


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