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Hry govt orders probe into illegal sale of land to pvt builders

Press Trust of India  |  Gurgaon 

The government has ordered a probe into alleged illegal sale of 46 acres of panchayat land in two villages here to private builders.

The ordered the probe based on a complaint received by the Chief Minister's Grievance Cell, officials said.

The alleged scam came to the notice of additional principle secretary to the and OSD to the Bhupenswar during scrutiny of complaints on Tuesday, they said.

The complainant had alleged that 46 acres of panchayat land in Gairatpur and Raisina villages, situated at the foothills of the Aravallis in district, was sold to private builders.

Both the officers, Gupta and Dayal, took the issue seriously and have hinted at taking strong action against those found guilty, the officials said.

"It is a very serious matter for state government, which has a zero-tolerance policy against corruption, and hence, it has sent this complaint to the for proper investigation," told

"We have also directed the to check revenue record of the district's panchayati lands and check the current status of the 46 acres of panchyati land in Gairatpur and Raisina," he said.

The will submit the report to the In case irregularities are detected, a case will be registered, said.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 14:50 IST
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