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Pune: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has accused the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) of conducting illegal mining near Pune causing potential damage to a dam and posing risk to people’s lives.
Rampant illegal mining activities are being conducted on the Maval belt, mainly in Talegaon near Pune, alleges BJP leader Bala Bhegade.
He inspected quarry spots located near Andhra Valley Dam at Ambale village, some 10 km from Vadgaon Maval.
While speaking to Times Now, he said that NCP MLA of Maval, Sunil Shelke is involved in illegal mining activities. “His firm is located just 100 metres away from the dam site and has not taken necessary permissions for the quarrying and crushing,” he said.
“Blasting activities are not permitted near the dam, but it is still going on at full throttle. It may stand…