Jammu and Kashmir

Kashmir Now Hotspot of Illegal Riverbed Mining

Riverbed mining in Arin, which flows into the Jhelum river via Wular Lake in Kashmir. Going against its own orders, the government in the Indian Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has ordered the fast-tracking of environmental clearances despite manifest evidence of illegal sand mining. A few months after the Jammu and Kashmir government auctioned hundreds of stretches of riverbeds ...

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