The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Ms. Mayawati ji said that the State Government had taken
necessary action for the early release of several sick, destitute and old male/female prisoners convicted by
Hon’ble Chief Minister ji was addressing a function held at Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Auditorium, Ashiyana
Lucknow on the occasion of her birthday. Her birthday is being celebrated as Jan Kalyankari Divas all over the
State. On the occasion, she said that 26,681 poor eligible accused prisoners unable to seek bail under various bail able sections and imprisoned in various jails and 574 eligible poor prisoners who had completed half of their maximum punishment term, had been released.