Indore Forest minister Vijay Shah defends Minister Usha Thakur says issue blown out of proportion
| Sunday | 17th January, 2021
Indore:?Forest minister Vijay Shah on Saturday defended his cabinet colleague Usha Thakur who has been accused of being involved in forcibly taking away vehicles seized by the forest department for illegal mining.
"Some forest officials are over-enthusiastic ?and blowing a ?small incident? out of proportion.
Thakur and her supporters numbering around 20 also allegedly threatened the staff at the forest office in Badgonda in Indore district on Sunday evening.
?S?eized JCB & tractor-trolley forcibly taken away?The incident happened in Aada Pahad? where large-scale illegal excavation was ?going on.
?The forest officials seized a JCB numbered MP 41 HE 0576? and a ?tractor and trolley used for excavation.
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