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Despite tall claims, country's rivers still polluted: Scindia

Press Trust of India  |  Ujjain 

Senior Jyotiraditya today hit out at the BJP-led governments at the Centre and the state and said that, despite tall claims, rivers in the country continued to remain polluted.

"They make tall claims about cleaning rivers, but whether it is the Ganga, Yamuna, Chambal, Narmada or Kshipra, all of them are still polluted," Scindia, the Congress' chief whip in the Lok Sabha, told reporters here.

He was speaking after performing puja at the famous along with his wife and son.

"People are fed up of their hollow promises and their anger is reflected on the roads," Scindia, the party's poll campaign committee chairman, said.

He claimed that post offices that were renovated during his tenure as of State for Communications and continued to remain well-kept even today.

Answering a question, he said that all leaders were working unitedly in and claimed that the party would win the Assembly polls slated for later this year.

Addressing the party's "Janakrosh" rally, he criticised the state BJP government for rising number of rape cases and and order situation.

"Corruption is rampant in the state and the government is not doing anything to check it," alleged.

Former MP, Premchand Guddu, who is considered close to Digvijay Singh, also accompanied on the occasion.

A informed that Scindia personally telephoned him (Guddu) and invited him to take part in the rally.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, May 11 2018. 21:30 IST