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Gallons Of Water Wasted On Helipad For UP CM In Drought-Hit Lalitpur
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April 20 , 2016 , 17:33 IST
At a time when several parts of Uttar Pradesh are facing a severe water crisis, the chief minister seems to be more concerned about his comfort and wasting thousands of litres of water for the same.
According to reports, gallons of litres of water were wasted to make a makeshift helipad for UP CM in drought-hit Lalitpur, where he had gone to review drought situation and check ongoing relief work.
In Maharashtra, Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse also faces the same charges.It was alleged that thousands of litres of water were used for a makeshift helipad for Khadse while he had gone to review the drought situation.