Garhwa, Nov 24: Former Chief Minister and JVM(P) supremo Babulal Marandi on Sunday took a dig at the state government, saying that all it did in the last five years was 'flying the elephant' and no work to benefit the state.
Flying elephant was the mascot of the Global Investors Summit which was organised by the Raghubar Das government in the month of February 2018 to attract investments to the state.
At an election meeting in Ranka, he said as the Chief Minister he had opened many schools and hired para teachers but the Raghubar Das Government was closing schools and removing the para teachers.
Marandi said farmers were facing crisis as water was not reaching their fields, forcing them to migrate. He said people were not getting employment 100 days works under MNREGA.
He promised that if his party came to power, 150 days of employment under MNREGA would be provided and minimum wages of Rs 300 would be given. (UNI)