HomeLatest News & ViewsOrder of inquiry against former CM Shivraj Singh; Accused of rigging in planting 6 crore plants
Order of inquiry against former CM Shivraj Singh; Accused of rigging in planting 6 crore plants
11th October 2019
Bhopal, October 11, 2019 (Muslim Saleem): The state government has ordered an inquiry against former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan. He has been accused of rigging in a plantation campaign conducted in 2017. Along with Shivraj Singh, the role of more than 6 officers will also be investigated. State Forest Minister Umang Singhar gave information about this by tweeting on Friday. Forest Minister Singhar has written to the Economic Offenses Wing (EOW) asking him to investigate. In this case, he alleged that to create a world record by planting more than 6 crore trees along the banks of Narmada River, plants worth 20 rupees were purchased at more than 200 rupees. Plants were planted on 2 July 2017 Forest Minister Umang Singhar wrote by tweeting, “The gross irregularities in planting 6 crore trees along the Narmada side on 2 July 2017 were done by the then government and officials. It will be investigated by EODW on the direction of Honorable Chief Minister. 450 crore scam Umang Singhar wrote, “The way Shivraj Singh Chauhan ji, who called himself Narmada son, did an economic scam of 450 crores. He has cheated the mother Narmada. I promise whoever is found guilty in this scam. Taking action on them will not be spared. “ Investigations in Betul found paper plantations The minister said, ‘I myself investigated in Betul. Where there were to be 15,000 pits, only around 9000 pits were found. This kind of paper plantation was done by the Shivraj government everywhere on July 2, 2017. Whereas practically it is not possible to plant within a day.