|Lat mandal suspended on bribery charge|
MANGALDAI, Feb 22 - The Darrang district administration has placed one lat mandal under Dalgaon revenue circle of the district on charges of accepting bribe. According to a senior official of the Revenue Department, one Ronen Sarma, a lat mandal of Dalgaon revenue circle was allegedly taking bribe from a section of beneficiary farmers for putting his counter signature in the applications to get selected for the one time financial assistance under the newly introduced farmer’s welfare scheme PM Kisan Samman Yojana. The allegation was received with supporting video clipping by the DC, Darrang Ghanshyam Dass himself when he suddenly visited the revenue circle to enquire into the functioning of the special drive of application enrolment on Sunday. Later, following the verification of the complaint the DC on Thursday passed an order where the accused Ronen Sarma was placed under suspension with immediate effect.