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Resolution of years-old dispute between Uttar Pradesh-Uttarakhand

  • 06 May 2022
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Why In News?

On May 5, 2022, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami held a joint press conference and informed that the 21-year-old dispute of assets between the two states has finally been resolved.

Key Point

  • Under the solution, Alaknanda Hotel has been given to the Uttarakhand government and the Bhagirathi hotel has been given to the UP government.
  • It may be recalled that the Bhagirathi Tourist Accommodation Home has been constructed on the land given by the Uttarakhand government in lieu of the Alaknanda Hotel.
  • Built in Haridwar in 2964 square meters at a cost of Rs 43.26 crore, this Bhagirathi tourist accommodation home has 100 rooms.
  • It is worth mentioning that one of the many disputed properties between the two states was the Hotel Alaknanda. To address this, official level talks were initiated by the then Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
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