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May , 2015
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SC ban or not, illegal mining continues apace in Aravallis

Source: Hindustan Times, Date: May , 2015

Despite a Supreme Court ban, the mining mafia continues its operations right under the nose of the district administration and the defence services. An HT team witnessed three dynamite blasts within a half hour span in the endangered Aravalli zone. The mafia is operating in at least four live mines even as the district administration continues to remain in denial. "Today (Thursday) itself I constituted a committee headed by the sub-divisional magistrate to look into all Aravalli related violations. I have been told there are no reports of mining in Gurgaon. However, I will look into the matter," TL Satyaprakash, Deputy Commissioner, Gurgaon told HT.

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