seem to have gone haywire. Rs 100 crore has been sought for road widening and strengthening for Kumbh. In the budget, there was an allocation of Rs 256 crore for this purpose.
The supplementary demands include many for the Etawah-Mainpuri-Kannauj belt, which is the political base of the Mulayam family.
Rs 1 crore each has been sought for the construction of the Etawah campus of Agriculture and Research University, Kanpur; a cricket stadium in Kannauj; a sports college in Saifai, medical college in Badaun, and a girls’ inter-college in Saifai.
In addition, there is Rs 2.5 crore for developing sports facilities in Saifai, Rs 1.5 crore for Rural Institute of Medical Sciences and Research at Saifai, Rs 1.5 crore has been earmarked each for setting up heart care and cancer facilities at the medical college in Kannauj and Rs 4.23 crore for purchasing land for setting up a central school in Etawah.