Hardwar: Acting against illegal mining continuing in Uttarakhand, a team consisting of district officials seized half a dozen tractor-trolleys in Haridwar. District administration also slapped maximum fine on all of those who were apprehended during the raid. Local villagers had lodged a complaint with the SDM regarding illegal mining in Laksar Tehsil.

Remarkably, a team of district officials is continuing raids in Bhogpur area against illegal mining and has seized about half a dozen tractor trolleys so far.

Speaking in this connection, Tehsildar RP Chouhan said that officials were aware of this for a long time and a few villagers of the area namely Nakali, Manga, Satbir and Ramesh also informed SDM Mohammad Nasser about illegal mining continuing in the area. Acting on this, he gave orders for taking action in this regard.

JPN\Bureau

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