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Lucknow, 26 April (H.C.). Ministers and officers in Uttar Pradesh will have to make public the details of their movable and immovable properties. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked all ministers and bureaucrats to declare their assets in a special meeting of the Council of Ministers on Tuesday in order to follow the policy of zero tolerance towards corruption. It is believed that this decision of the Chief Minister may increase the problems of many ministers and officers.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said in the meeting that for a healthy democracy, sanctity of conduct of public representatives is very important. According to this spirit, all ministers should make public declaration of all movable and immovable property of themselves and their family members within a period of next three months after taking oath. The code of conduct prescribed for the ministers should be followed scrupulously while ensuring the compliance of the provisions of the Representation of the People Act in letter and spirit.

He said that all public servants (IAS/PCS) will also have to make public declaration of all movable and immovable property of themselves and their family members. These details should be made available on the online portal for the perusal of the general public. So that the people of the state can know about the people associated with the government.

The Chief Minister has taken another important decision. Now the relatives of the minister of Yogi government will not be able to interfere in any government work. The Chief Minister has clearly said in this special meeting that all the ministers will ensure that there will be no interference of their family members in the government work. We have to set an example by our conduct. It is noteworthy that for a few days, there have been talks of interference in the government works of MP Praveen Nishad, son of the Minister of Fisheries, Sanjay Nishad. It is believed that other ministers will also be wary of this decision of the Chief Minister.