Satyadev Pachauri insulted a handicapped worker by saying “how will ‘Swachch Bharat’ be achieved if you continue to recruit lame and feeble”. Satyadev Pachauri is a BJP minister who is under Yogi Adityanath.
The minister made the insensitive remarks when he came for a surprise inspection. Satyadev Pachauri is Khadi and Village Industries Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He was on a visit to the Gramodyog Board’s office in the Dolly Bagh locality and he was annoyed with dirt and filth lying in the office premises. The Minister ordered the entire office to be immediately locked up and asked all board employees to accompany him during the inspection.
He even ordered the Khadi Board’s CEO to immediately summon all sanitation workers for questioning. After noticing a disabled worker, he asked if he was a permanent or contractual worker. The minister told to CEO “If you recruit the lame and feeble, how will you fulfill the Swachch Bharat mission.” after learning that he is a contractual worker.