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R-Day: Yogi govt to flaunt encounters as feat

LUCKNOW: Ahead of 70th Republic Day, the Yogi Adityanath government has sent a conversation to all district magistrates in Uttar Pradesh, directing them to publicise over three,000 encounters and 69 killings as a large “success” of the primary 16 months of his governance.

The Yogi government’s missive comes barely a fortnight after a United Nations report raised fear about “extra-judicial” killings via UP police and Supreme Court slapping a understand at the UP government over serial encounters in the state. In the missive to district magistrates, leader secretary Anup Chandra Pandey stated the average guy will have to be made aware of achievements of the state government through ‘jan sabhas’ on Republic Day, holding in thoughts the federal government’s campaign to keep watch over crime and arrest criminals.

“We have initiated and established an atmosphere that is free of crime, injustice and concern. And under the current coverage, three,026 encounters took place till July 2018 and 69 criminals have been shot, 7043 have been arrested and 843 have been injured,” the conversation states.

In the similar duration, 11,981 criminals surrendered prior to courts after getting their bails cancelled, the federal government stated in its publicity record.

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The government also stated that with the exception of 69 killings of criminals, its Special Task Force (STF) also killed 9 wanted criminals in an come across and arrested 139.

This relates to a duration between the swearing-in of Yogi Adityanath and July 2018. The government disclosed those police encounters as part of what it refers as a “zero-tolerance coverage against crime”.

An unabashed Yogi on Thursday went a step ahead to justify his stand while addressing UP Diwas celebrations in Mumbai even as UP leader secretary Anup Mishra sent out a directive to district magistrates.

The leader minister said, “Kuch aatanki yahan shadyantra kar rahe the, kumbh mein khalal dalne ke liye, lekin aapke ATS ne unhe yahin pakad liye. Waise, agar who Uttar Pradesh mein ghuste, toh primary unhe UP ki seema pe hello nipta deta. Hum sab jaante hein ki dangai kaun hai and unko unki bhasha mein jawab dena bhi jante hein (Your ATS nabbed terrorists conspiring to target the Kumbh. If that they had tried to enter Uttar Pradesh, I'd have neutralised them on the border itself. We know who the perpetrators are and how to respond in their very own language)”. Yogi also tweeted his remark on Friday.

The R-Day conversation that runs into 24-pages, also requested IAS officials to organise occasions in districts that provide an explanation for the importance of the tricolour, sing praises on patriots and kids be skilled on sacrifices made via the militia.

The government has also indexed its works involving putting in place of Vedic Science Centre in Varanasi at value of Rs 12.1 crore, a Gita Shodh Sansthan in Mathura and Ramlila Sankul in Ayodhya.

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