October 20, 2021

AAP alleges multi-crore scam in UP Jal Jeevan Mission; BJP minister refutes charges

In a press conference, Mahendra Singh said that the government has not floated any tender for the supply of pipes.

The Aam Aadmi Party, which has been actively trying to corner the Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government in Uttar Pradesh through its explosive claims, has now accused UP Minister for Jal Shakti, Dr Mahendra Singh, of corruption worth thousands of crore rupees in the implementation of the Jal Jeevan Mission, a charge which has been refuted by the BJP minister.

AAP MP Sanjay Singh has alleged that the Ministry of Jal Shakti in the Uttar Pradesh government gave contracts worth thousands of crore rupees to a allegedly tainted company Rashmi Metaliks while ignoring the empanelled companies like Tata, Electrosteel and Jindal.

Singh said that a chief engineer in the UP government, Alok Kumar Sinha wrote a letter giving sanction approval to Rashmi Metaliks for the supply of pipes to be used for implementing the Jal Jeevan Mission. He…

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