Lalu, Paswan for high-level probe into CWG works
RJD and LJP today demanded a high-level probe into the alleged irregularities in Commonwealth Games-related works being carried put by various government departments in the national capital.
New Delhi: RJD and LJP today demanded a
high-level probe into the alleged irregularities in
Commonwealth Games-related works being carried put by various
government departments in the national capital.
"Bhari ghapla, bhari loot (massive bungling, massive
loot). This is an organised loot," RJD chief Lalu Prasad told
He was replying to queries on reports of Central Vigilance
Commission (CVC) finding discrepancies in Games-related works.
Prasad demanded a "proper probe" into the issue and
wanted the guilty to be put behind bars.
"There is infighting going on among organisers. There
should be proper probe and the guilty should be put behind
bars," he said.
Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan also demanded a
high-level probe into the allegations of irregularities in
the Games-related works.
The CVC has found serious discrepancies like award of
works at higher rates to bidders, poor quality of construction
and grant of work to ineligible agencies in different
Games-related construction works being carried out by various
According to an assessment report prepared by CVC`s Chief
Technical Examination Wing, large-scale procedural violations,
including corruption, have been noticed in 14 projects. Five
of them are being done by PWD, two each by MCD, CPWD, DDA and
NDMC and one by RITES, a Government of India Enterprise.