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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Residential Schools to be Set Up by UP

Current context: Yogi Adityanath, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister has announced to set up a residential school named after Atal Bihari Vajpayee and other major initiatives.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Residential Schools to be Set Up by UP
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee residential schools would be set up for children of labourers in all 18 divisions of the state 
  • He has announced the plan as a tribute to Vajpayee on his first death anniversary 
  • The state government is also setting up a memorial in his name in Bateshwar, UP 
  • The Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow is also named after Mr. Vajpayee 
  • He has also said that a satellite centre of KGMU is being set up in Balrampur, from where Vajpayee had contested elections in 1957 
  • A 25-foot-tall statue will be stalled at the Secretariat Lok Bhawan on Vajpayee's birth anniversary on 25th December 2019 
  • The state government has also decided to establish a 'Centre of Excellence' in DAV college in Kanpur where Atal Ji had taken his education

Question: 

Which state has announced to set up Atal Bihari Vajpayee residential schools for children of labourers?
a. Jharkhand
b. Bihar
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. Uttar Pradesh
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Residential Schools to be Set Up by UP Atal Bihari Vajpayee Residential Schools to be Set Up by UP Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on August 19, 2019 Rating: 5

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