The Chhattisgarh CM made the assertion a day after an SUV, allegedly transporting ganja between MP and Odisha, ploughed into a non secular procession in Jashpur district, killing one and injuring 17
Raipur: Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has mentioned neighbouring Madhya Pradesh and Odisha governments ought to take motion to curb ganja (hashish) smuggling of their states.
Baghel made the assertion a day after an SUV, allegedly transporting ganja between MP and Odisha, ploughed into a non secular procession in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh, killing one individual and injuring 17 others.
The chief minister was speaking to reporters at Raipur airport after arriving right here from Delhi. Requested about state dwelling minister Tamradhwaj Sahu in search of compensation from the BJP- dominated Madhya Pradesh over the incident, Baghel mentioned, the automobile belonged to MP, and ganja peddlers had been heading there from Odisha. Usually ganja peddlers come from Odisha…. The Odisha authorities ought to take stern motion.”
The 2 individuals using within the SUV had been from MP, the chief minister mentioned, questioning if there have been extra such smugglers. The MP authorities ought to look into this side, he added.
Opposition BJP in Chhattisgarh ought to demand that the MP authorities crack down on these rackets, he added.
“The incident (in Jashpur district) may be very unlucky and now we have full sympathy for the household of the deceased. No matter motion was required, the state authorities took it instantly, the accused had been arrested whereas TI (thana-in-charge of Pathalgaon police station) was eliminated and assistant sub-inspector suspended. The investigation is underway and additional motion will likely be taken accordingly, he mentioned.
Baghel, who attended a gathering of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) in Delhi, mentioned organisation elections had been introduced and coming meeting polls in 5 states, farmers’ points and inside safety points had been mentioned on the assembly.