UP Chief Minister wants ministers to declare their assets every year

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Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath after making his stand clear on the corruption in the state has now told his ministers to to declare their assets and property by March 31 every year.

An official said on Tuesday that the Chief Minister had also warned the ministers against any laxity in this regard.

The ministers in the Bharatiya Janata Party government have also been told to keep a distance from contractors and business entities.

The ministers have been barred from accepting any gift costing more than Rs 5,000.

They have also been refrained from staying in luxurious property and attending parties and dinners.

Both during personal visits and official tours, the ministers have been instructed to stay in government Circuit House and not to accept any favours from anyone.

Ever since Adityanath took charge of Uttar Pradesh in March, he has been advising ministers and officials to cut expenses.

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