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Jai Ram Thakur govt a big failure: Oppn


Press Trust of India Shimla
Opposition parties in Himachal Pradesh today alleged that the scarcity of water here and the killing of a assistant town planner (ATP) in Kasauli proved the incompetency of the present state government.
The first six-months of the Jai Ram Thakur government has been a complete failure, the Congress alleged.
The state capital has earned bad name for the "unprecedented" water scarcity here during his first six months in office, state Congress president Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu told PTI.
The mismanagement and unplanned working style of the BJP has left Shimla residents without a drop of water for about a fortnight. Tourism was also adversely affected, he added.
Referring to the May 1 killing of ATP Shail Bala Sharma during a drive against unauthorised hotels, the state Congress chief alleged that the law and order situation had deteriorated in the state

CPI(M) MLA from Theog Rakesh Singha the state has not witnessed any change as the Jai Ram Thakur government is continuing the policies of the previous Congress government.
Water scarcity is in the entire state, he claimed.
However, BJP state chief spokesperson Randhir Sharma claimed that prompt action had been taken against negligent police officials in the Kasauli incident.

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First Published: Jun 28 2018 | 12:10 AM IST

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