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Forester, forest guard suspended

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, December 20, 2013
First Published: 16:42 IST(20/12/2013) | Last Updated: 18:51 IST(20/12/2013)

The Punjab government on Friday suspended a forester and a forest guard for negligence in duty following the axing of 22 trees in a forest area in Gurdaspur district, Punjab forest minister Chunni Lal Bhagat said here.

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He said laxity in official work, especially on issues such as illegal felling of trees, would not be tolerated.

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