Kashmiri trader accuses Shilpgram official for demanding bribe

Kashmiri trader accuses Shilpgram official for demanding bribe

A woolen cloth trader from Kashmir has alleged corruption in allotment of a stall at Shilpgram Utsav 2013. The applicant Mohammad Ismail, resident of Srinagar complained about the illicit activity to the district collector.

 
Kashmiri trader accuses Shilpgram official for demanding bribe

A woolen cloth trader from Kashmir has alleged corruption in allotment of a stall at Shilpgram Utsav 2013. The applicant Mohammad Ismail, resident of Srinagar complained about the illicit activity to the district collector.

Ismail informed that Prithvi Raj Singh, who is believed to hold a position at Central Wool Board, Jodhpur demanded bribe of Rs.10000 by an official at Shilpgram to allot a stall. When he refused to give money, he was threatened by the official for not allowing him to get stall anywhere in Rajasthan.

Mohammad Ismail informed that he is coming to Udaipur for last 8 years and belongs to poor family. While talking to media he said, “Like me there are many poor people who would be facing the same problem like me. I don’t believe in corruption and If I don’t get justice, I will reach Supreme Court.”

When contacted Shailendra Dashora, director of WZCC he denied having any knowledge about the matter but he said that the accused belong to central wool board and has nothing to do with WZCC.

According to Mohammad Ismail, Prithvi Raj Singh has been given charge to allot 50 stalls at Shilpgram. Ismail also informed that District Collector has responded positively and said that he will order enquiry by WZCC.

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