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Opposition trying to mislead people: Khattar

Press Trust of India  |  Kaithal 

Minister Lal today urged the people to remain vigilant of opposition leaders who may try to "mislead" them through "cycle rally, and rath yatra".

The minister was interacting with representatives of people from Pai and Habri villages in district today, an official release said.

Notably, while former minister and state chief have launched separate rath and cycle yatras to highlight alleged failures of the government, principal opposition INLD has launched a 'jail bharo' agitation on the SYL canal issue.

The release quoted as saying that would soon announce the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of crops at 1.5 times their production cost as per the recommendations of the

In order to address the problem of overflowing of ponds in different villages, the has set up a Pond Management Authority, under which the excess water flowing from the ponds would be utilised for the purpose of irrigation, the chief minister said.

Khattar said sewerage facilities would be made available to big villages having population over 10,000.

In the first phase, 16 such villages have been included under the Mahagram scheme. 126 villages of the state have been identified under the scheme, he added.

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 21:50 IST