The opposition party said the investigation should investigate the involvement of all four of Gujarat’s four prime ministers over the past 14 years.
New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday blamed Rs 6,000 crore coal for mining in Gujarat when coal for small and medium traders was thrown into factories in various provinces and called for a timely investigation into the Supreme Court election.
The role of all four CMs over the past 14 years must be investigated, Congress said
Gujarat’s small and medium-sized subsidized coal (SMEs) diverted to overseas industries since 2008, resulting in the loss of Rs 6,000 crores, Congress said on Wednesday as it called for a lengthy investigation. Judge of the Supreme Court.
Speaking at a press conference, party spokesman Gourav Vallabh alleged that about 60 tons of coal lakh for Gujarat SMEs had been diverted by a government-appointed center set up by the State Department of Industry.
Mr. Vallabh also revealed that the Chief Ministers, including Narendra Modi, Vijay Rupani, and CM Bhupendra Bhai Patel, are holding the industry portfolio.
Opposition groups called for an inquiry into the activities of all four Gujarat ministers over the past 14 years, during which time the scam took place.
He alleges that coal mining of Rs 6,000 crore has subsided in Gujarat. Over the past 14 years, Gujarat authorities’ businesses instead of supplying coal to state-owned enterprises. Buy them from different regional industries for the following price.
He alleged that coal mined from many Coals India mines did not reach the mines.
In the last 14 years, 60 tons of lakh coal has been exported from India’s coal mines where traders and small industries are located in Gujarat, and a congressman said the average price was Rs 1,800 crore to Rs 3,000 tons, however. Instead of promoting it to retailers and industries, it was purchased for Rs 8,000 to 10,000 / tons in various provinces.
Vallabh said it was interesting to note that Narendra Modi (Prime Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014) was in charge of the Gujarat Government’s Department of Industry, Mines, and Minerals (December 2007 to December 2012), followed by Vijay Rupani (August). 2016 to September 2021) and Bhupendra Patel (Sept 2021) also saved the Gujarat Department of Industry, Mines, and Minerals.
He asked why 14 years ago, at the time of the scam, more than ten years, the prime minister of Gujarat was also in charge of the Department of Industrial, Mines, and Minerals.
“Is this just a coincidence, or is it a test,” he asked.
“ED, SFIO, Income Tax, FIU and other agencies should file a lawsuit and investigate the Rs 6,000 Crore scam as it is possible for entities (SNA) to incur fraudulent debts on the game and avoid Income Tax, Sales Tax, and GST.,” asked Vallabh.
The Congress leader said the UPA government had made a policy in 2007 to provide quality coal at affordable prices to small industries.
Under this policy, coal is mined monthly at West Coal Field and South-East Coal Field of Coal India in Gujarat Small and Medium Industries.
He said the industries whose name the coal extracted from Coal India in the documents did not reach those industries.
“Why are so few private entities designated as a government-appointed institution every year when in some provinces provincial government departments do the work assigned to a designated institution,” Vallabh asked
Edited By- Subbuthai Padma
Published By- Bharat Anand