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Who Is Alamgir Alam, Jharkhand Minister Linked To Huge Recoveries In Raids



Who Is Alamgir Alam, Jharkhand Minister Linked To Huge Recoveries In Raids

Alamgir Alam is Jharkhand’s Minister of Rural Improvement. (File)

The Enforcement Directorate on Monday carried out raids at a number of areas in Ranchi and recovered Rs 25 crore unaccounted money from the home of a home assist allegedly linked to secretary of Jharkhand Rural Improvement Minister Alamgir Alam. The ED launched raids underneath the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act (PMLA). The ED made the restoration from a room allegedly belonging to the home assist of Sanjiv Lal, the private secretary to Jharkhand minister Alamgir Alam.

5 details about Alamgir Alam:

  1. Born in 1954, Alamgir Alam graduated from Bhagalpur College in 1974. A senior Congress chief in Jharkhand, Mr Alam is a four-time MLA from the Pakur constituency. 
  2. A resident of Sahibganj district, Mr Alam was first elected to the Jharkhand Meeting in 2000 after which once more in 2004. He additionally served because the Speaker of the Jharkhand Meeting in 2006. Whereas Mr Alam misplaced the polls in 2009, he registered successive wins within the Jharkhand Meeting elections in 2014 and 2019. 
  3. The 70-year-old is at present serving as Jharkhand’s Minister of Rural Improvement in Chief Minister Champai Soren’s authorities.
  4. Mr Alam is at present within the eye of a storm after the ED carried out searches linked to a cash laundering case filed towards Veerendra Kumar Ram, the previous chief engineer of the agricultural growth division, who was arrested final February. The ED, in its 2023 assertion, stated that Mr Ram “generated proceeds of crime within the identify of fee” from contractors in lieu of allotment of tenders to them.
  5. The Jharkhand minister, although, claimed that he had “no official info” concerning the raids, including, “I’ve been watching TV and it says the premise is linked to the official PS (non-public secretary) offered to me by the federal government.”
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