Illegal Sand Miners Back In Business

Posted In News, Sand Mining
Mar
29

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Loading their boats with sand, Yamuna river banks, Uttar Pradesh, India. Captions and Photo source: ©© Harshad Sharma

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Taking advantage of government officials caught up with election work, the sand mafia in Gautam Budh Nagar has become active with transportation of sand from the Yamuna and Hindon river banks going on unimpeded…

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