Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath focussed prominently on the issue of Law and Order situation in his first Cabinet meeting held in Lucknow on Wednesday. “In the cabinet meeting, CM said that we have to restore rule of law in the state and address problems of the public,” UP minister Sidharth Nath Singh said. The CM asked anti-romeo squads make women feel safe in the state, but not to trouble the innocents sitting with friends. “Orders have been issued that nobody will trouble those sitting with their friends and family (Aadesh diye gaye hain ki kisi masoom ya koi apne friends ke saath baitha ho use tang nhi kiya jaye),” Singh told media. “Anti Romeo squad’s aim is to make women feel safe and to prevent any wrong incidents against women from happening,” he added. Speaking on the issue slaughterhouses, Singh told media that only illegal abattoirs are being shut, while legal ones are allowed to function. “Licensed slaughterhouses are allowed to function, there should be no confusion in this,” said Singh. Adding to Singh’s point, UP Government spokesperson Shri Kant Sharma said that even the licensed slaughterhouses will be subjected to strict action if they are found indulged in illegal activities. “Also, if the licensed slaughterhouses violate rules, strict action would be taken against them,” Shrikant Sharma said.
Earlier in the meet, CM Adityanath allocated portfolios to 46 ministers of his council of ministers.
The CM also ordered to maintain a file index in order to track the movement of any file. Adityanath, keeping Home and Institutional Finance with himself, Public Works, Food Processing, Entertainment Tax, and Public Enterprises Department to his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya. While Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma was alloted Secondary and Higher Education, Science and Technology, Electronics, Department of Information Technology.