Request to check for illegal sand collection from the Pahmala River in the Bajari district

Request to check for illegal sand collection from the Pahmala River in the Bajari district

PATHSALA: Illegal sand collection from the banks of the Pathsala River poses a serious threat to the people of the Rajahat region in the Bajari district of southern Assam. Daily sand is extracted from the area and the sand mafia sends the loaded trucks to another destination for business.

Locals claim that some sand mafias in the Bajari district are illegally collecting sand from the banks of the Pahmara River near the Dumarker area, pose a serious threat to the local population. Every day, sand-laden trucks pass through NH-31, sources say, but relevant departments have previously been unable to catch those involved in the illegal collection of sand.

Elderly people in Rajahat village said, “Many houses and animals are washed away and paddy fields are destroyed during floods. The Bajari administration and the Forest Department do not want to hear us. During the floods we stay on the hills. Must. Ask the local government and the MLA of Fanidal Tarkudar, a member of the Bawanipur, to investigate the problem. ”

Bajrang Dal, on the other hand, demands immediate action against the Mafia. In a statement, Bajrang Dal activist Jintu Talukdar (also known as Ricky Talukdar) questioned how such illegal sand collection could continue under the administration. “We have found that the area has been affected by illegal logging near the Pahmala River, so we request the Bajari administration and the Minister of Forestry and Environment, Parimar Scrubavidia, to investigate,” he said. rice field.

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