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No liquor shop in 94% of Chhattisgarh villages: Raman Singh

Raman Singh on April 6 and 7 visited six districts to review the progress of the Lok Swaraj Abhiyan

ANI  |  Raipur 

Raman Singh (Photo: Official website of the Chhattisgarh CM)
Raman Singh (Photo: Official website of the Chhattisgarh CM)

Chief Minister on Saturday claimed that there is not a single shop in 94 percent of villages of the state.

Talking to reporters here after completing the second survey of Lok Swaraj Abhiyan, Raman said his is taking strict action against illegal vendors.

He was asked a question about the being played by the lobby of the state after the decided to sell in the state.

on April 6 and 7 visited six districts to review the progress of the

He said the will very shortly provide stainless steel tiffin box to the regular (National Rural Employment Gurantee Act) workers.

He said he enjoyed the ride on an auto driven by Geeta, one of the 22 women auto drivers in Ambikapur. The project was started by to empower women.

"I along with chief secretary took a ride on Geeta's auto from to Collector office just to tell her that she is a good driver and a chief minister and chief secretary feel safe in her auto," said Raman Singh, adding that she is a symbol of women empowerment in the state.

He said women empowerment can't be done through sloganeering.

"We have shown the example of it in Ambikapur where the women are not only collecting garbage from door to door they earn around Rs 15 lakh from the by-products of the collected garbage," said

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