While expressing concern over reported allegations of irregularities, fake MGNREGA job cards scam in Anantnag, CPI(M) State Secretary Ghulam Nabi Malik has demanded a thorough probe into the matter.
Malik said that as reported by a leading news paper large scale irregularities, fake MGNREGA job cards scam in Khovripora block in Anantnag district. There is a close nexus between some RDD officials, contractors and JK Bank officials.
He said it is highly unfortunate and the government must take a serious note of it.
“A credible enquiry must be initiated and those officials responsible for the fraud must be identified and punished. Such incidents are shameful and the Governor administration is duty bound to unearth this scam,” he added.
Malik said corruption is one of the biggest issues in the state and it has spread its tentacles very deep and is at all levels affecting all spheres of life. “The magnitude of corruption prevalent in the State is huge and rampant. The fatal diseases of corruption, bribery, nepotism and cronyism have plagued virtually most of the institutions,” he said.