Lucknow: On three-days election campaign tour to his constituency, Union home minister Rajnath Singh interacted with people from various walks of life in the programme “Coffee with Home Minister” at Madhav Sabhagar in Nirala Nagar area of Lucknow on Friday morning.
Mr Singh is in the city for campaigning for Lok Sabha elections from where he is seeking re-election.
During an interaction session, Singh urged the distinguished guests present in the event to ask questions as well as give their suggestions for the development of the Lucknow city.
Scientist Dr. PK Srivastava expressed his concern over the hike of school fees every year and suggested that the course of NCERT books should be implemented in the city schools.
Vice Chancellor of the King George Medical University [KGMU] , MLB Bhatt also expressed his concern over the paucity of the space in the medical university and suggested for the new location within the radius of 10 to 12 km of the present campus.
Singh assured to look into the matter.
Vice Chancellor of the Bhatkhande Music Institute [Deemed University], Prof Shruti Sadolikar suggested for the central university status for the music college and the allocation for more funds to develop the infrastructure of the college.
Singh listed out the development projects completed in five years in the city.
Meanwhile, All India Minority Forum for Democracy forwarded its support to Union home minister Rajnath Singh in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections on Friday.
President of the forum, Ammar Rizvi informed that the forum has passed a resolution to extend support to Rajnath Singh, who is in the fight from Lucknow seat again.
Mukesh Sharma, district president of the BJP received the copy of the resolution passed by the forum.
Ammar Rizvi expressed his happiness over the welfare projects executed by Singh for the members of the minority community. He said, “ Union home minister has launched many welfare projects for the members of the minority community due to which our Forum has passed a resolution to support Singh in the general elections”.