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Uttar Pradesh Current Affairs - January 2017

Ken-Betwa River Linking Project Receives Green Signal from Panel

i. The Ken-Betwa River Linking Project received clearance from the green panel and Tribal
Affairs Ministry on January 13, 2017.
ii. The ambitious Rs. 9,393 crore project aims to transfer surplus water from the Ken River to
the Betwa basin through concrete canals to irrigate Indias worst drought-prone Bundelkhand
iii. The project will benefit Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh in terms of meeting irrigation,
drinking water and electricity needs of people across 6 districts in the two states.

AkhileshYadav Gets Right over Partys Symbol Cycle

i. The Election Commission (EC) on January 16, 2017 gave its decision that Chief Minister of

Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav would be the owner of the Samajwadi Party Symbol

Cycle and also acknowledged him as the national President of the party.

ii. The three-member EC committee headed by Nasim Zaidi and comprising of other two

judges, O.P. Rawat and A.K. Jyoti gave the decision after the founder of the party Mulayam

Singh Yadav approached EC as President of the party and claimed to be entitled for the symbol.

46 Constituencies in UP to have Urdu Electoral Rolls for the First Time

i. The State Election Commission (SEC) of Uttar Pradesh has decided to include, for the first
time, voters list printed in Urdu which was so far only printed in Hindi and English.
ii. In Uttar Pradesh about 46 constituencies in 22 districts will have voters list printed in Urdu
as well as Hindi & English, where Assembly elections will be held in February 2017. But in case of
a dispute, the Hindi version of the rolls will be held as valid.

Uttar Pradesh Current Affairs - February 2017

Indian National Army Veteran Nizamuddin Passes Away at 116

i. Indian National Army veteran Colonel Nizamuddin died in his native village of Dhakwa in
Azamgarh on February 6, 2017. He was 116
ii. Nizamuddin had also served as the driver and guard of NetajiSubhash Chandra Bose.

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iii . Colonel Nizamuddin was one of the most trusted lieutenants of Netaji. He had served in the
Indian National Army from 1943-45.

Eminent journalist and Laughter Persona Pandit Dharmsheel Chaturvedi Dies

i. The eminent thinker, writer and journalist Pandit Dharmsheel Chaturvedi passed away on
February 11, 2017 in Sir Sunderlal Hospital, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
ii. The Hindi Kavi Pt. Dharmsheel Chaturvedi was considered Swayam Mein Benaras means
Banaras in Himslef in elite circle.
iii. The laughter bursting persona of Kavi Sammelan, Pt. Dharmsheel Chaturvedi was nicknamed
as Akkhad Banarasi all over India for being the star at the Hasya Kavita Enthusiasts.

Hindi novelist Ved Prakash Sharma passes away

i. Famous Hindi novelist Ved Prakash Sharma was passed away in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh on
February 18, 2017 . He was 62.
ii. Sharma has written nearly 176 novels includes Qaidi No 100 and Vardi Wala Gunda.
iii. He had also written scripts for about half-a-dozen Hindi movies.

Uttar Pradesh Current Affairs - March 2017

Uttar Pradesh Election Result 2017
Bhartiya Janta Party(BJP) emerged victorious in state election of Uttar Pradesh. Out of
the 403 seats BJP won 325 seats which is much greater than the 202 seats required for
This is for the first time since 1980, that any party has crossed the mark of 300 seats
in Uttar Pradesh. BJP is set to come in power after 14 years in Uttar Pradesh. BJP Uttar
Pradesh President Keshav Prasad Maurya has a major role in this victory as he
conducted many rallies across the state.

Four Holy Cities in UP To Get 24 Hour Power Supply & UP bans pan, tobacco in schools,
colleges, govt buildings
24*7 Power supply in holy places
The four holy cities of Hindus namely Ayodhya, Mathura, Varanasi and Gorakhpur in Uttar
Pradesh are to be provided with 24*7 power supply on the event of its chair took by Yogi
Adityanath, Chief Minister of UP.
No for Pan and Tobacco
The state government also banned the usage of PAN and TOBBACO products in Schools,

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