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Sand mining in Jodhpur: NGT appoints court commissioners

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 National Green Tribunal today appointed court commissioners to verify allegations made in a plea regarding illegal sand mining in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan.

A bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim appointed advocates Gaurav Bansal and Rahul Khurana as court commissioners in the case and directed them to submit the inspection report by 30th March.

The tribunal directed the District Magistrate of Jodhpur and the police commissioner to provide assistance to the court commissioners during the visit to village Mandore in Jodhpur district.

The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by local resident alleging illegal mining going in Beri Ganga Forest Block.

The plea had alleged that large-scale mining was being carried out with the help of mechanical excavators in connivance with the authorities without obtaining requisite permission.

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