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Enforcement Directorate raids premises of 7 Cong leaders in Chhattisgarh

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Enforcement Directorate raids premises of 7 Cong leaders in Chhattisgarh
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R Krishna Das Raipur
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday raided premises of seven prominent Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh ahead of the party's plenary session starting February 24.

The development added significance as the leaders grilled by the economic intelligence agency were assigned to look after the arrangement of Congress’ 85th AICC Plenary Session, to be held in Raipur from February 24-26. Over 15,000 delegates are scheduled to attend the session for which final preparations are going on.

The raids come in the backdrop of the arrests in the coal levy scam in which nine people, including IAS officer Sameer Vishnoi, State Administrative Service Officer Soumya

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First Published: Feb 20 2023 | 6:23 PM IST

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