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Ramesh lauds Munde’s decision on priority to sanitation in all households

First Post, 28 May 2014

 

New Delhi: Former Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh today welcomed his successor and senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde's statement that he would give priority to providing proper sanitation to every household and developing backward districts.

 

The Congress leader, who passionately pushed the issue of sanitation during his stint in the rural development ministry in the UPA government, also termed as "encouraging" Munde's remarks on MNREGA and implementation of Land Acquisition Act.

 

"I welcome the initial statements of my good friend Gopinath Mundeji, especially his decision to continue my emphasis on sanitation and on using rural development programmes to win the ideological war against Maoists," he said.

 

"I also find his initial remarks on MGNREGA and the new land acquisition law encouraging. His opening remarks show that there is more continuity in our system than is commonly appreciated," Ramesh said. Read More....