July 20, 2014 admin

CM asks VB to probe Tangori Land Scam

Chandigarh, July 20(Bharat Sandesh news)-Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today asked the Vigilance Bureau to enquire into the alleged involvement of Government officials and other persons in a fraud of leasing out about 11 acres of Gram Panchayat Land in village Tangori, SAS Nagar district.

Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s office said that M/s Verman Enterprises, New Delhi had submitted a complaint to the Chief Minister that some officials and other persons fraudulently leased out 90 Kanal and 12 marla of ‘Mustarkan Malkan’ land of Gram Panchayat Tangori village in November 2010 for a period of 33 years to them for setting up of an educational institution for disabled children. Later it was found that the land for which lease was signed with M/s Verman Enterprises, New Delhi could not be leased and thus the Director Rural Development had cancelled the lease on December 6, 2013.

The complainant had approached the Chief Minister to thoroughly probe into matter so that the guilty officials of Rural Development department and some other persons involved in this land scam could be punished. In the light of these above mentioned facts, the Chief Minister asked the Vigilance Bureau to conduct an enquiry in this matter to get at the bottom of the case.

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