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The controversy surrounding the alleged illegal sand mining at Gurugarh village near Machhiwara refuses to die down.

Villagers say it has been nearly three months since the Punjab and Haryana High Court issued an order directing the Khanna police to take appropriate action, but nothing had been done so far.

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While the police claim to be going strict on illegal sand mining, the fact is that illegally mined sand is being sold with impunity.