Mukerian: The crusade against corruption waged by Anna Hazare has started showing its effect. After action was taken against corrupt IAS official in Bihar, the roar against graft is being heard in Punjab. 

In protest of an illegal property deal in Shamlat, 15 Akali-BJP councilors along with council president submitted resignation from Mukerian Municipal Council in protest of a shady land deal worth Rs 90 crore.

While tendering their resignations, the councilors alleged that the map of a 2.5-acre land was illegally passed, registry of which has been in the thick of controversy since 2005.

According to sources, there is a bid to cancel the map of the controversial land.

(JPN/Bureau)