September 19, 2021
Scam/Fraud

Embezzlement in 2019 Prayagraj Kumbh Bigger Than Bihar’s Fodder Scam, Alleges AAP’s Sanjay Singh, Seeks Probe

Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha MP and UP in-charge Sanjay Singh has once again accused the Yogi Adityanath government of corruption, alleging that there was an embezzlement bigger than the infamous fodder scam in the Prayagraj Kumbh held in 2019.

Referring to the CAG report, Singh said there was a huge scam of Rs 2,700 crore in Kumbh, which is bigger than the fodder scam in Bihar. Not only this, the AAP MP said that this scam also exposes the zero-tolerance policy against corruption of the Yogi government.

Speaking to the media, the AAP MP said, “This allegation is not by our party but it is mentioned in the government audit report.” Referring to the CAG report, he said, “The 32 tractors purchased in the name of Kumbh are actually the numbers of mopeds and scooters. This means that during the Kumbh, the officials got the garbage transported by mopeds and scooters and spent Rs 33.50 lakh on it.”

Singh further said, “It has also…

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