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Oppn accuses Yogi govt of being non-serious on education front

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Accusing the government in of not being serious on the issue of education, Opposition parties staged a walkout from the state Assembly today.

During the Question Hour, member Nitin Agarwal sought to know whether the Kanya Vidya Dhan scheme had been discontinued.

UP's replied that as there was no provision in the budget, the scheme was not being run.

Not satisfied with the answer, the member alleged that the government was not serious on the issue as a scheme for the welfare of girl students had been discontinued.

of Opposition said the government was not giving a satisfactory reply following which the members walked out.

BSP also walked out with his party members accusing the government of being not concerned about the education of the poor.

said that over 10 lakh students had not taken the UP board examinations.

"Will the government take their responsibility? Poor students are the sufferers," he added while walking out with party members.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 15:30 IST