Chandigarh: The residents of District Ferozpur, alleged that with the support of local Congress leaders and the Administration illegal mining fully active in their area KHAANE KE AHAL. Even they are so much fearless that they are doing it in broad daylight. In this regard they written a complaint to the State Chief Minister and demanded concrete action.
Illegal Mining Going Fearlessly in Day Broadlight
In a press conference held here in Chandigarh Press Club todayAmardeep Kapoor, Baljeet Kumar, Pawan Kumar,Raju Dhingra, Rakesh Kumar Malhotra, Rajan Kumar and Balbir Dhingda said that whether it’s the previous Government in the state or the present Government , everyone is blaming one another on the issue of illegal mining and the blame is going on too. While the Captain Govt. makes a big claims that there is no illegal mining anywhere in the state and neither it will be allowed or never will be tolerated and all this was happening in the previous government era. Amardeep Kapoor said that the latest example of eye opening can be seen in their area also. With the help and support of local Congress leaders and Administration, illegal mining is being done. In the village KHAANE KAE AHAL, comes under Distt. Ferozpur almost 20acres of land under the supervision of Congress leader and Distt. Administration Daljit Singh Bittu, Ranjit Singh Rana, Ashok Chandawa, and Raju Chadda doing illegal mining without any fear.
They said that under the supervision of the administration, 400-450 tippers and 200-250 trolley, which is done from Chain mounted (Pope Lane) machines. This is causing the government loss of crores of rupees. The duplicate wayment slip, which is attached with Ten Rupees note and password also used for the crossing. They said that on 06/08/2019 they gave a written complaint to the Executive Engineer cum District mining officer. After that the officer alongwith his staff visited the spot and informed that the mining is totally illegal and 07 07 pope lane machines, 11 Tractor Trolley and 15 Tippers were found involved in the mining. The distt. Mining officer wrote a written complaint to the Ferozpur Police station sadar. But the saTATION Incharge of the Sadar Police station did nothing about the complaint.
They said that thye also given written complaint to the Director Cum Secretary Mining Punjab, DGP Punjab Police, Director Vigilence Punjab, Chief Engineer Mining Punjab, Inspector General of Police Ferozpur Range, Deputy Commissioner Ferozpur and SSP Ferozpur about this, but no action has been taken till date on his complaint. Rather they are getting death threats. They said that in this regard, They had given a written complaint to the Chief Minister of the state but no action has been taken on this. They are deeply hurt by this and considered it right to put their point forward to the media. They demanded the government to take action against the persons involved in illegal mining in the area, due to which the public exchequer and the damage Could be stopped.
They said that if the appropriate action is not taken then they will have to take support of Punjab & Haryana High Court.