Search
Monday 23 October 2017
  • :
  • :

HLP demands CBI probe into Atal Swasthya Yojna

The Himachal Lokhit Party (HLP) incessantly targeting BJP Govt especially health Minister Rajeev Bindal as it has demanded a CBI inquiry into the alleged irregularities in the Atal Swasthya Yojna providing ambulance service being funded under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM).

Mahender Singh Sofat, Spokesperson of party said that information accessed through the RTI Act on the scheme pointed to a lot of irregularities there were several areas of doubt which left scope for siphoning off government money.

“There is no clarity regarding the qualification of the staff, their appointment and shifts, and the money being provided to the company by the government for maintenance of vehicles when these were still covered under the warranty and service period,”

Mahender Singh Sofat also criticised BJP state president Satpal Satti for his remarks that former MP and now sate convener of the HLP Maheshwar Singh as he had remarked that Singh should not take pension as he had been an MP of the BJP, which he had now left. Sofat said that Sutty first look into his party first and his demand first apply to Public Works Minister Gulab Singh Thakur and Transport Minister Mahender Singh, who were both elected to the Assembly on the Congress ticket in the past. He added that if agree to surrender their pension as they have now joined the BJP, then Maheshwar Singh will also follow suit. Sofat also criticised Satpal Satti over his claim to win back rebels as he refuted any talk with BJP. He again bolsters party’s intension to contest all 68 constituencies and said that HLP will field candidates with a clean image.



The News Himachal seeks to cover the entire demographic of the state, going from grass root panchayati level institutions to top echelons of the state. Our website hopes to be a source not just for news, but also a resource and a gateway for happenings in Himachal.