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Cong made big announcements but failed to implement: Raje

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today attacked the saying those sitting in opposition, who were in power earlier, had made big announcements but failed in implementation.

"Everyday four villages are being connected by roads. Road connectivity has improved in the state thus paving way for better trade with other states. It is generating employment and boosting tourism," she said in the state Assembly.

Raje said, "Those in opposition today made big announcement when they were in power but were poor in implementation."

"We are completing the projects that previous had announced. We do not work on paper but work on ground. Criticism for the sake of criticism is not a good idea," she said.

The Chief Minister said, "We do not have a magic wand to change the poor economic and structural organisation that we inherited from the "

She said that market does not have the buoyancy that it had earlier. There is slump in real estate sector, mining, vehicle and sales tax has come down.

"Previous Congress had good revenue health but where did the money go. I fail to understand why Congress could not work and is now criticizing us.

"We are still looking for satisfactory reply from the previous Congress government," she said.

Reproaching members of the opposition, she said the budget allocation has increased in almost all sectors despite the challenges. Be it tourism, power, PHED, PWD or sports, the has allocated more budget for developmental works.

She said, "We are moving towards our goals and working for the holistic development of the state with a target. We want people to prosper.

"We are here to solve their problem and make them financially stronger with transparency and accountability," Raje said.

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First Published: Sat, March 18 2017. 00:42 IST