Jamshedpur: State Water Resources minister Chandra Prakash Choudhary today said that certain political parties were deliberately trying to whip up the issue of CNT Act amendment out of their vested interests.
The proposed amendments in the Act are meant for the development of the state and its people and hence the same should be implemented by the government and supported by the people, he said.
Choudhary made the observation after inaugurating the blood bank at Brahmanand Hospital at Tamulia. He said that certain issues such as reservation, CNT Act and SPT Act and domicile policy need evaluation and that the government should reach out to the masses and discuss these issues with them to get their views.
Choudhary said that the pace of development of Jharkhand in the regime of Bihar was very slow. Today, development is taking place in Jharkhand under the aegis of the BJP-led government, but its pace should increase now, he said.
Speaking on the water crisis issue, the minister said the government was making preparations to ensure that there is no water crisis in the state. He said the good rains this year was bound to solve the water problem in the next yearís summer season.
Choudhary further said that the presence of Brahmanand Hospital in Jamshedpur was a boon for the local residents. He said he wished the hospital to have its branch opened in Ranchi.