UNDER THE SCANNER
But a senior UP government official familiar with the developments says, “The government is likely to ask the CBI to probe the Gomti riverfront project once Suresh Khanna reverts with his recommendations.” The officer adds the state government is also examining some other big projects initiated during Akhilesh Yadav’s rule.
The chief minister has asked technical and medical education minister Ashutosh Tandon and minister of state for housing Suresh Pasi to do a preliminary review of all projects sanctioned in Lucknow.
Tandon has already signalled which way things may be headed. “There is not a single project from the previous government’s tenure that is untouched by corruption,” the minister claims.