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Centre seeks report on flood aid scam

April 30, 2005 22:45 IST

The Centre has sought from the Bihar government a detailed status report on multi-crore flood-relief scam, state Chief Secretary K A H Subramanian said on Saturday.

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Subramanian told reporters at state secretariat in Patna that he had received a message from Union home ministry seeking a report on the flood relief provided to lakhs of marooned people of north Bihar last year.

The chief secretary said no time frame had been mentioned for sending the report, but said he would send the report as soon as possible.

Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress, Communist Party of India (Marxist) and Communist Party of India-Marxist Leninist (Liberation) have already sought a CBI probe into the scam.

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Sub: Centre seeks report on aid scam

Why the sudden 'interest', especially since this scam has been around for so long? Just another ruse for the Cong to pretend thay are for ...

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