But the samiti had approached the district administration even before the model code was announced. If removal of excess sand did not start, it would have cascading effect on the economy. Illegal sand removal was rampant in the district, he alleged. DC’s responseMeanwhile, speaking to presspersons here, Ms. Korlapati said that administration had to follow rules and directions and orders of the courts and the National Green Tribunal on the sand removal issue. But we will act as per law on the sand removal issue.
Source: The Hindu March 13, 2019 19:41 UTC