Amit Pandey, Dongargarh. The case of theft of seized sand in the religious city of Dongargarh is continuously gaining momentum. On May 30, SDM and Naib Tehsildar along with their staff went to village Mudhpar of Dongargarh block and seized sand. After which Congress has opened a front accusing the officials and BJP leaders of stealing 800 tippers of sand in collusion.

Today, Congress held a one-day dharna in front of Dongargarh block headquarters. In this demonstration, District Congress President Bhagwat Sahu, former President of District Cooperative Central Bank Nawaz Khan, Dongargarh MLA Harshita Baghel and a large number of Congress workers protested against the action of SDM and Naib Tehsildar and raised slogans demanding action against them.

In this case, former president of District Cooperative Central Bank and senior Congress leader Nawaz Khan said that sand is extracted from the fields of village Mudhpar and the surrounding area, which is extracted and then farmers do farming by adding black soil there and this sand is also used for Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in the village. In such a situation, SDM and BJP leaders have robbed the villagers of their sand. This action has been taken against the rules. Nawaz Khan has also accused the SDM and Tehsildar of selling sand to two people related to BJP.

Congress will burn the effigy of CM

According to the Congress, this entire action of the administration is suspicious because no prior information or announcement was made in the village by the administration regarding illegal sand storage and no complaint of illegal sand mining has been lodged. This makes it clear that the seized sand has been sold in collusion with the officials. Meanwhile, the Congress is preparing to burn the effigy of the CM in every block on Wednesday, intensifying this movement.

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