HC issues show cause notice to Meghalaya Dy CM

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Shillong, Oct 17: The Shillong Bench of Gauhati High Court has issued a show cause notice to Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister and chairman of the Kommorah Limestone Mining Company Ltd Dr. Donkupar Roy on a compliant filed by Bishon Dohkrut, owner of a limestone mining area.

A single bench of the court of Justice A P Subba served the show cause notice on Friday last asking the deputy chief minister why contempt of court proceedings should not be initiated against him in connection with activities relating to a limestone company, Court Registrar A Synrem said today.

Mr Dohkrut had alleged that the Company had violated the court order passed in 2005. The court had then directed the Kommorah Limestone Mining Company Ltd to stop extraction and mining of limestone from Bholaganj in the East Khasi Hills district.

The copies of the notice were sent to Dr. Roy, Managing Director of the company W.S.Lyngdoh, Sohra Civil Sub-division officer, General Manager D.K.Chattapadhyay and officers in charge of Bhollaganj and Sohra Police Station.


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