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Forester, forest guard suspended

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.

chandigarh Updated: Dec 20, 2013 18:51 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times

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.

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

First Published: Dec 20, 2013 16:42 IST