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Shah slams veen, promises development under BJP government

 Bhubaneswar, April 4: BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday slammed Odisha Chief Minister veen Patik, saying he has failed to carry out development work in the state. He claimed that Odisha will witness all-round development after the formation of a Bharatiya Jata Party (BJP) government in the state. Holding a public meeting at Bhawanipat, he said while the Centre had contributed generously to Odisha’s development, the state lagged behind in health, education and other socio-economic sectors. “Despite Centre’s allocation of Rs 45,000 crore to the state government, Odisha lags behind in health, education and all other socio-economic sectors,” said Shah.  “As many as 12,442 villages are not connected by roads in Odisha. A BJP Chief Minister in the state can provide roads to these villages within two years,” he said. During his two-day visit, Shah will meet party’s office-bearers and discuss a strategy for the 2019 general elections. He is scheduled to address another public meeting at Balangir on Thursday. (IANS)

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