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NRHM scam in UP: HC to hear PIL seeking CBI probe

The Allahabad High Court today fixed August 25 as the next date of hearing a PIL seeking CBI probe in alleged scam in implementation of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scheme in Uttar Pradesh.



Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court today
fixed August 25 as the next date of hearing a PIL seeking CBI
probe in alleged scam in implementation of National Rural
Health Mission (NRHM) scheme in Uttar Pradesh.

A Lucknow division bench comprising Justices Pradeep Kant
and Rituraj Awasthi fixed the date after hearing counsel of
state and the Centre.

The state government said it had already requested for
special audit of NRHM to the CAG and action has also started
in this regard.

The counsel of the Centre said it has no objection to the
CBI probe.

A local journalist had filed a PIL in the HC alleging
scam in implementation of NRHM in the state and sought a CBI
probe into it.

PTI

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