Catering to its Dalit vote bank, the Bahujan Samaj Party government has sanctioned Rs 1,250 crore for construction of roads in Ambedkar villages that were identified in the party's last three regimes but where work had come to a halt with the fall of the party's governments.

A highly placed official in the PWD told 'The Pioneer' that the government had decided to construct pucca roads in Ambedk