Over 10,000 Dependent on Illegal Mining for Livelihood

Alwar: Nearly 10,000 peoplein 50 villages of Alwar’s Tijara area alone are dependent on illegal mining for earning their bread and butter.
This simple statistics of a small area in Alwar speaks volumes aboutthe gravity ofillegal mining in Rajasthan even asthe administration, police and mining department launched a statewide campaign against illegal mining on Monday.