Punjab Govt Imposes Ban On Sand Mining At Night
Apr 25, 2021 Punjab government bans sand mining from 7.30 pm to 5 am. Warning of stringent action against violators, the Chief Minister said anyone, including officers and police personnel, found conniving in illegal sand mining operations should also be dealt with strictly. CHANDIGARH Intensifying his government's crackdown on illegal mining in the state.Apr 24, 2021 Chandigarh, Apr 24 (PTI) The Punjab government on Saturday imposed a ban on sand mining at night, according to a statement. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who chaired a review meeting over the issue, directed police and the Enforcement Directorate (Mining) to take strict action against those found engaged in mining operations at night.In the past few decades, the demand for construction grade sand is increasing in many parts of the world due to rapid economic development and subsequent growth of building activities. This, in many of the occasions, has resulted in indiscriminate mining of sand from in-stream and floodplain areas l.Mar 15, 2020 Acting on the directions of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, Punjab Police has cracked down in a big way on sand mining being carried out at night in six districts. Nine persons were arrested in the special operations, which led to the seizure of 18 vehicles being used illegally in the night mining, according to Director General of Police (DGP.