AAP govt orders crackdown on mining mafia in Punjab, crushers close down in Rupnagar

The AAP govt in Punjab has strongly hostile unlawful mining, and Minister of State Harjot Singh Baines has prompt officers to close down all crushers within the Kera Kalmot district of Rupnagar district.

AAP government orders crackdown on mining mafia in Punjab, crushers sealed in Rupnagar

All the Kera Kalmot belt crushers had been sealed Thursday because the Punjab govt ordered crackdowns on unlawful mining. (Image for presentation)

In an enormous crackdown at the mining mafia, the Punjab govt on Thursday sealed off stone crushers within the Kera Kalmot belt close to Nangal within the Rupnagar district.

Chatting with India These days, Punjab Minister of Mines and Geology Harjot Singh Bains stated the crushers had been sealed after receiving lawsuits that unlawful mining used to be destructive the surroundings and hurting the general public treasury.

“The Division of Mines despatched a group of videographers to analyze. All Khera Kalmot belt crushers were sealed to forestall harm to nature,” stated Harjot Singh Baines.

The Punjab minister stated many lawsuits have been won about defaulters, together with the son-in-law of former Vidhan Sabha speaker Rana KP, who used to be allegedly curious about abuse of place of job.

“The former Congress govt gave those tough other people blank knowledge and no motion used to be taken in opposition to them,” stated Harjot Singh Baines.

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After ordering the closure of crushers, the Punjab minister additionally held a gathering with mining officers and prompt them to test unlawful mining frequently.

The minister stated all contractors were given strict caution to straight away unlock all pending bills to the mining division or their contracts will likely be terminated and another restoration procedure will start.

“The Mining Division could also be beginning unbiased mining operations in Amritsar and Moga to provide sand to the inhabitants at honest costs,” stated Harjot Singh Baines.

Harjot Singh Baines stated Punjab-led Leader Minister Bhagwant Mann’s remark used to be loud and transparent in opposition to unlawful mining. He stated that unlawful mining is unacceptable beneath any cases anyplace within the state.

He added that along with making sure tricky measures in opposition to individuals curious about unlawful mining, corrupt officers won’t stand apart.

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