|The Beautiful Barabar Hills|
TIMES OF INDIA Reports
I spoke to few villagers at Dharawat, Kuri Sarai and Dakra and all of them confirmed about raid conducted by District Magistrate. They felt this was indeed a good step but this is not enough in long run.
The hills are surrounded by villages and the mafia active in illegal mining operates from these villages.
Villagers said, such raid brings temporary relief and the mining resumes after few days.
Some long-term measures could be,
1- Blocking the access to the hills
2- Awareness generation drive in and around Barabar hills
3-Notice boards with warnings
4- 24Hrs Helpline so that people can report any suspected activity
|Letter issued by the Department|