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Panchayat official illegally excavated dried-up lake

By D. Tejaswi

BANGALORE (Sept. 2)––Flouting Lake Development Authority rules, a panchayat member of Devagere village has been directing the illegal excavation of soil from a dried-up lake in the village for the past four years.

Vijay Kumar, a contractor and panchayat member, has overseen the removal of a hugeamount of fertile soil for construction purposes.

He has allowed several other people to take soil from the lake that is used for purposesincluding leveling uneven land, building foundations, layouts and gardens.

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