BJP MP smells MNREGA scam in Godda,Dumka,Sahebgunj

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What is common between Mushuru Tanti,Dhuri Singh,Bhagwan Singh,Chunchun Singh,Bangali Singh,Sita Paswan and Momtaz Ali?They were holders of job cards under the UPA government’s flagship scheme-MNREGA.

If the BJP MP Nishikant Dubey is to be believed,these dead people were beneficiaries of MNREGA in Godda,Sahebgunj and Dumka.Not the least,even Laxman,a chowidar,at Bishunpur,Dhananjay Singh,a staff of a hospital in Bhagalpur,Osim Akram,SBI’s staff,Bhairon Razzak,a PDS shop owner and Md Qaum,a school teacher,were job card holders of MNREGA.

He suspects that a gang was behind making the job cards.Its members in league with the state government staff responsible for implementation of MNREGA maintained false accounts and roasters and encashed money in the name of affluent and dead workers and thereby perpetrated a scam.

Dubey,who had handed over a set of documents to Union Rural Minister Jai Ram Ramesh demanding a CBI probe into the misuse of MNREGA in his constituency-Godda-hopes that his demand would be met.”We expect a CBI probe into this scam”,said Dubey.

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