Administration will recover Rs 80 lakh from ration mafia Dave’s property

  • | Thursday | 21st January, 2021

The District administration has constituted a team of ADM and SDM to identify the property of ration mafia Bharat Dave following instructions from Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to realise the amount of embezzlement from ration mafia. Money for purchasing the grain, which is to be distributed among the poor, will be recovered by auctioning Dave’s property.

The District administration has constituted a team of ADM and SDM to identify the property of ration mafia Bharat Dave following instructions from Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to realise the amount of embezzlement from ration mafia. Money for purchasing the grain, which is to be distributed among the poor, will be recovered by auctioning Dave’s property.

District Collector Manish Singh exposed the ration scam did during the lockdown in the city. Bharat Dave was identified as a kingpin of the scam along with Shyam Dave and Promod Dahigude. They did not distribute the foodgrain worth Rs 80 lakh, which had to be distributed among 11,000 people.

Taking note of the scam, Chief Minister Singh gave clear instruction to the District Administration on Wednesday saying that ration mafias have a demonic tendency and snatch the rights of the poor.

After getting the instruction from CM, talking to media here on Wednesday, Collector Manish Singh said, “I have constituted a team of ADM Ajay Bedekar and SDM Rau Pratul Sinha. Both officers have been instructed to identify the property of ration Mafia Bharat Dave. He said CM has instructed that the property of the ration mafia must be seized and auctioned. From the amount collected, foodgrain worth Rs 80 lakh should be purchased and distribute among 11000 people deprived beneficiaries so that poor can get back their foodgrain supply.

On the role of suspended District Food Controller and Civil Supplier RC Meena, against whom FIR have been lodged in Foodgrain scam, Singh said that on the basis of the investigation whatever evidence will be traced, the necessary action will be done against him.



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