Haryana Cong alleges Rs 5,000 cr ‘mining scam’ under Khattar-led govt; demands probe


Haryana Congress alleges Rs 5,000 Crore 'mining scam' under Khattar-led govt; demands probe
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Haryana Congress alleges Rs 5,000 Crore ‘mining rip-off’ under Khattar-led govt; demands probe

The Haryana Congress on Saturday alleged {that a} “mining scam” of Rs 5,000 crore had taken place under the earlier BJP-led authorities within the state and demanded a probe into it by a sitting excessive courtroom decide.  Addressing reporters right here, senior occasion chief Randeep Singh Surjewala additionally highlighted a Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report that was tabled not too long ago within the state meeting.

In the report the federal government auditor had reportedly detected a lack of Rs 1,476 crore in Haryana’s Mines and Geology Department due to “irregularities” in execution of its tasks, he mentioned.

Surjewala additionally alleged {that a} “mining scam” of over Rs 5,000 crore had taken place throughout earlier Manohar Lal Khattar-led regime and claimed that the CAG report had uncovered the “nexus” between the Khattar authorities and mining contractors. 

He demanded a probe by a sitting excessive courtroom decide into the alleged rip-off.  “There is a mass bungling and loss to the state exchequer on part of collusion between politician, bureaucrats and mining mafia,” alleged Surjewala who was accompanied by Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja.

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