Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra slams BJP for opposing govt’s education policy

Vastavam web: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today justified the opening a number of educational institutions and hit out at the BJP for criticising the move by the state government.”Education of the girl child has always been high on my agenda and 40 such new government colleges have been opened in remote and far flung areas during the past 4 years and the enrolment of girls have surpassed boys in colleges and university,” he said while addressing a public meeting at Mamleeg in Solan district.Lashing out at the BJP for “stooping too low”, the chief minister said that he knew the pulse of every BJP leader and their tactics to run away from meaningful debate and level false and malicious charges to tarnish the image of Congress leaders.

He said it has become the habit of the BJP to create furore in the state Assembly to divert the attention of the people from real issues.Health Minister Kaul Singh Thakur said that 154 Kannungo Circles were opened in the state besides 20 tehsils and 35 sub-tehsils during the last four-and-a-half years.