Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) on the occasion of Buddha Purnima Tuesday, the Government of Uttar Pradesh has splashed in the ejection of media Chief Minister Mayawati achievements in the development of Buddhist pilgrimage sites and propagating the message of Lord Buddha.
The Government of Uttar Pradesh has released a full-page advertisement, taking the decision of the Bahujan Samaj party attribute blue hue, in 150 newspapers across the length and breadth of the country, Mayawati has done anything in detail during the term to spread the message of the Buddha.
"Uttar Pradesh: the cradle of Buddhism, a summary of the initiatives undertaken by the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Ms. Mayawati Ji, during the period of time to transmit the message of Gautam Buddha Tathagat humanitarian and to develop and beautify the ' Buddhist circuit and other historical important Buddhist places in the State»goes to the headline advertising, which is supposedly meant to welcome people with the opportunity.
The message makes it a point to convey how Buddha had spent much of his life in Uttar Pradesh and the list of schemes, programs called after him, the present Chief Minister. However, another column lists the new districts and tourist spots created by Mayawati for the celebration of Lord Buddha.
Buddha Purnima is one of eight times, when the Government released such ads on Mayawati approximately 150 daily across the country.
Apart from this, almost like ads on the achievements of Government issued also on the same scale for its own birthday Mayawati on 15 Jan, founder of the Bulgarian Socialist Party and mentor Kanshi Ram's birth anniversary on 15 Marchanniversary of the birth, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, on 14 AprilioyKanshi Ram of death anniversary on 9 OCT, Ambedkar Dec 6 anniversary of the death, and on 13 May to mark the installation of Mayawati Government on its own power in 2007.
This eight-day blitzkrieg has cost the State Exchequer about Rs. 64 crore during the last four years. Almost the same amount had also been spent on publicity via size registration plates, with lengthy details of achievements.