Maharashtra government approves ordinance to amend MPDA Act


  • The state government today gave a nod to an ordinance for amending the Maharashtra Prevention of Dangerous Activities (MPDA) Act, under which sand mafia will not get bail for one year after arrest.
  • In view of acute water scarcity, the government is considering ban on sugarcane crushing and prohibiting water for its production, said state Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse.

Source: MidDay

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