'UP will move on a progressive path': Akhilesh Yadav

Last Updated: Tue, Apr 02, 2013 11:50 hrs

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said that the state would tread the path of development and the ruling Samajwadi Party would work in the interest of the farmers.

Yadav, who unveiled many development projects across Noida, Greater Noida and the Yamuna Expressway in Lucknow, said that Uttar Pradesh is heading in a direction where in the long run it would attract industrialists and investors.

"I feel that Uttar Pradesh is heading towards a direction where investments will take place on a large scale and industrialists will come, which will help to move Uttar Pradesh on a progressive path. The Samajwadi Party will also work in the interest of the farmers," he said.

Yadav also assured the people that the Samajwadi Party would make the state a progressive one.

"It is the responsibility of Samajwadi Party to lead Uttar Pradesh towards progress. Today as many developmental projects are starting, I am confident that Uttar Pradesh will also tread on the path of development," he added.

Akhilesh, 38, became the youngest chief minister of Uttar Pradesh on March 15 last year.

Akhilesh and his party won 224 of the 403 state assembly seats.

He has been credited with reviving the party's image through his earnest approach and campaigns that won over the state's voters with promises of development. (ANI)

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