The issue of purchase of children’s magazine ‘Kilol’ heated up in the House, Ajay Chandrakar challenged the investigation, said- If there is a mistake in my time, I will also go to jail…

Raipur. On the fourth day of the monsoon session of the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly, BJP MLA Ajay Chandrakar raised questions regarding the purchase and necessity of the monthly children’s magazine Kilol. He said that I was also the school education minister. Get the inquiry done, if there is a mistake in my timing, I will also go to jail. School Education Minister Ravindra Choubey accepted the point of giving instructions for the purchase of Kilol and other magazines. The speaker of the assembly said that if there is any kind of irregularity then get it investigated.

Raising the issue of monthly children’s magazine in the House during the Question Hour, MLA Ajay Chandrakar sought information from the departmental minister that who are the editors, publishers and printers of the monthly children’s magazine “Kilol”. Has any instruction been issued for the purchase of magazines in all the schools of the state? and when? How useful is the magazine to the students? On June 20, 2023, at what level, from which item and for what amount has it been procured? How many more schools/group teachers have been given annual and life membership?

School Education Minister Ravindra Choubey told that Dr. Rachna Ajmera, Editor of Kilol, Wings To Fly Society and Mudrank Saluja Graphics are Raipur by publisher Shyama Tiwari. An amount of 20,000 has been spent on this item by the Government of India. There is also a mention of motivating the children of Sankul for their articles. An amount of 20,000 has also been spent for the maintenance of the packages.

Ajay Chandrakar said whether instructions have been given to buy the magazine or not. The minister said instructions were not given, it is in contingency expenditure. MLA not in contingency expenditure, what is the instruction in meeting TA. This amount has been approved in the minister meeting TA itself. Ajay Chandrakar asked whether apart from Kilol magazine, there are instructions for other magazines as well? The minister told that there is no order only for Kilol, there are orders for other magazines as well.

The minister said that even in the time of BJP, different magazines were bought in this way. Ajay Chandrakar said that instructions have been given in the name of the magazine? What are the rules for buying other magazines, has the Kilol magazine also been bought from the TA item? If it has been bought, will you get it checked? The minister told that there is a clear instruction for all the magazines.

In the midst of a heated debate between the ruling party and the opposition regarding the process of buying the magazine, Ajay Chandrakar alleged that the minister was constantly giving round-the-clock answers. The minister said that there is nothing to hide in this. There are orders for all children’s magazines and they are bought. Asandi said that if there is any kind of irregularity then get it investigated.

Ajay Chandrakar said that the minister is only giving information about Kilol magazine and not about other magazines, the minister is trying to give benefits to private people. How many children’s magazines’ articles are published in Chhattisgarh’s education department. Amidst the debate between the ruling party and the opposition, Asandi said to provide all the information within a week.

The issue of embezzlement in District Cooperative Bank Torwa branch heated up

Dharamlal Kaushik raised the issue of embezzlement in District Cooperative Bank Torwa branch. Asked under the protection of which officer the money was embezzled. Farmers are running around for their money, till when the government will return the money to the farmers. Panchayat Minister Ravindra Choubey said that this episode is of 2015. One officer went to jail, proceedings are on against 7 others. Forensic investigation is going on, it will take three to four months. The money of 9 farmers has been returned, the money of the remaining farmers will be returned.

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