BJP demands action against Revenue officials in Defence land scam
In a meeting that took place in a cordial atmosphere, Kirit Somaiya explained to Dy. CM that while the Defence authorities had already initiated action against the officials convicted in the scam, the J&K state government was for reasons best known to it, dragging its feet on the issue. Somaiya also referred to his meeting with Union Defence Minister A.K. Antony following which the false NOCs issued by certain defence officials for the land adjoining
Shamsher Singh Manhas informed the Dy. CM about the party’s concern regarding the Tawi lake scandal in which land encorachments by certain influencial persons in the government had been fecilitated by bifurcating river tawi in an unscientific manner which could lead to calamity at the time of floods etc. Manhas said that the party will from time to time furnish full details about various other scams also and it expected the coalition government to cooperate with BJP in its fight against corruption.
Ashok Khajuria expressed his concern about unauthorize encroachments taking place all along the river tawi bed. He said that the government had failed to act even though he had raised the matter in legislative assembly.
Dr. Jitendra Singh enemurated list of some of the prominent scams about which the BJP anti-scam committee is in the process of collecting evidence and documents. Some of these included NRHM, JKCA, MNREGA, Forest Land encorachment,
The Deputy Chief Ministe gave a patient hearing to the deputation and assured necessary action in the matter. He also said that he would be happy to receive from the BJP’s anti-scam committee members whatever new evidence and information they have on the different cases of corruption and scams so that his office can also pursue them in right earnest.
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