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31 hillocks have disappeared from Rajasthan's Alwar due to illegal mining: Govt

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Thirty-one hillocks have disappeared from Rajasthan's district as a result of levelling of ground due to illegal excavation of minerals, Parliament was informed on Monday.

As per information provided by Rajasthan's Department of Mines and Geology, excavation of minerals from hillocks results in levelling of ground and the Forest Survey of (FSI) has observed that 31 hillocks have disappeared in district, of State for told the Rajya Sabha.

No hillocks from the Aravalli Range have disappeared due to mining operation undertaken illegally, he said.

The said this information was shared by the government.

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First Published: Mon, January 07 2019. 21:55 IST