Jamshedpur, August 5: Chief Minister Raghubar Das today addressed about 200 grievances during the three-hour long Janata Durbar at the Circuit House.
The Janata Durbar which began from 10 am saw people complaining about being denied basic amenities due to family disputes and land problem.
The relatives of the slain BSF jawan Kishan Dubey (who was killed in Baramullah in north Kashmir by a bullet fired purportedly from a Pakistan army post last month) also took part in it.
“We were here to register our grievances. I am already working in Indian Army and wanted a job for my younger brother Jaishanker (22) in the Jharkhand government so that he can be near our elderly parents and look after them. But the chief minister asked us to opt for BSF job first,” said Kanhaiyan Dubey, elder brother of the slain BSF jawan and a resident of Bagbera.
Chief minister later speaking to media said that government has already paid the slain BSF jawan Rs 2 lakh as monetary assistance. “ We respect the sentiments but the government has learnt that BSF would be giving Rs 20 lakh to the slain jawan family along with a job. The government is in touch with BSF headquarters who have assured of a job offer. I have asked the family members to accept the job offer of BSF and then we can arrange to transfer him to the state in the near future,” said Raghubar Das.
Led by Chandrasekhar Mahto junior doctors and interns of MGM Medical College and Hospital, also met the chief minister and informed about non-payment of their stipend for last three months and about their strike.
The chief minister stressed that the government is dedicated to provide corruption free governance and has formed an anti-corruption bureau which would have branches even at block level so that people can lodge complaints of corruption at block in their district apart from dialing 181. The chief minister said that by November 15, 2015 all vacancies at schools, colleges and higher education institutions will be filled by the state government.
He also assured that talks have been held with Tata Steel a week back and the corporate group has assured that work on Eastern Corridor would commence soon after monsoon this year.
The work on construction of Jugsalai over bridge would also begin soon. A report by East Singhbhum deputy commissioner Amitabh Kaushal will be filed on extent of encroachment which will have to be cleared for the overbridge project.