KERALA

Warning against illegal sand-mining

KATTAPPANA: Idukki district Collector Ashok Kumar Singh on Tuesday said that action would be taken against those mining sand from paddy fields of Anakkara and adjoining villages. Mr. Singh said that a team of officials had been formed to monitor the area, seize the vehicles and sand got from mining. The area needed to be protected as various projects including the Spices Tourism Centre at Anakkara and the proposed airport was coming up in the area, he said.

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