Jaipur : The Rajasthan government has banned mining in regions of religious importance in the state.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot made the announcement on Sunday during a meeting with a delegation of sadhus, mahants, public representatives and villagers from Pasopa and nearby villages of Bharatpur. He also condoled the death of Mahant Vijaydas and promised to fulfill all his demands.
Mahant Vijaydas had recently immolated himself protesting the illegal mining in the state.
In view the seers' demand, an in-principle consent had already been given by the government to ban all types...