Govt imposes permanent ban on illegal mining in Lethpora
Pulwama, Feb 6: District Administration Pulwama has ordered a permanent ban on mining of all sorts over Kahcharai land at Lethpora with immediate effect.
Commissioner Dr Raghav Langer today said that the mining in the area not only
cause loss to mineral deposits but also destroy
the natural beauty of the area. He Stressed for adopting zero tolerance
against illegal mining and asked the concerned to act tough against the
violators. He added that the move comes following numerous complaints by locals
that widespread illegal mining is being under taken by various unscrupulous
elements in the area which causes nuisance to the local residents.
He also said that
specific task forces have been constituted to stop illegal mining in the area.