The Nagaon district committee of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) held a demonstration here today in front of Raha Circle Office, demanding stringent action against two officials of Raha co-operative society for selling rice bags meant for common people and consumers of the fair shops to some businessmen. They alleged that two officials of Raha co-operative society have nexus with some businessmen and these two officials are involved in stealing and selling the essential commodities under Public Distribution System ( PDS ) of Raha co-operative society in the black market.
The organization further alleged that the administration has failed to take any action against the persons who sold 170 bags full of rice of Raha co-operative society in the black market recently. According to them, the organization has caught red handed a vehicle ( AS-25A-2927 ) carrying rice bags belonged to Raha co-operative society at Mikirbheta area in Morigaon district on Thursday. But instead of bringing the accused persons to book by the administration and concerning department, efforts were on to protect the people behind such acts.
The organization later submitted a memorandum to Pallavi Kachary,Circle officer, Raha, demanding strong action against the corrupted officials of Raha Co-operative Society. The KMSS also sent copies of their memorandum to the DC, Nagaon and Superintendent, Food & Civil supply, Nagaon district through the circle officer.