CM Baghel advises BJP to refrain from politics over compensation

CM Baghel advises BJP to refrain from politics over compensation


Raipur:Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday advised BJP to refrain from politics over compensation. Before leaving for Delhi to attend the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting on Saturday, Baghel said that some leaders in BJP are demanding Rs 1 crore compensation for the family of the victim in Pathalgaon.


In response to a statement of UP Chief Minister Yogi Aditya Nath, Baghel said that the UP Chief Minister could not able to catch criminals of his own state as one of the criminals was son of the Home Minister. “The incident happened in Pathalgaon was unfortunate and I am with the families of the victim and injured. Those officials who did not perform their duty properly were removed. Compensation is being given to the family of the victim,” said Baghel.

\Yogi Aditya Nath’s statement

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditya Nath had tweeted expressing profound grief over the Pathalgaon incident and expected every possible support from Chhattisgarh government.

\Whose protection is necessary for traffickers in MP

In reply to a tweet of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said that both the accused have been arrested and action being taken against them under Sections 302 and 304 respectively. Both accused entered Chhattisgarh with cannabis from Madhya Pradesh. Investigation was on. Who is sheltering these accused in drugs peddling, asked Baghel.

Earlier, Kamal Nath had urged the Chief Minister Baghel for a high level inquiry and action against the accused as Chhattisgarh is ruled by a government which believes in justice where criminals are not sheltered rather punished for their crimes. 

\CWS meeting in progress in Delhi

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said the CWC meeting is at 10 am in Delhi. Discussion over upcoming Assembly elections will be held in the meeting apart from discussion on organisation election. Baghel will reach Chhattisgarh Sadan after the meeting and return to Raipur on Saturday evening.