Dehradun/New Delhi: At a time when an investigation into the irregularities in the Uttarakhand Subordinate Services Selection Commission is going on, another recruitment scam has rocked the state. The main opposition party in the state Congress alleged that irregularities were committed in the recruitments made by the assembly during cabinet minister Prem Chand Aggarwal’s tenure as Speaker. According to some Congress leaders, jobs were given to the relatives and acquaintances of the ruling party. The story has gone viral on social media.
Meanwhile, the Congress demanded a CBI probe into the irregularities in the appointments in the Vidhan Sabha, the State Staff Selection Committees and other departments. The Congress urged the Central Government to interfere in the issue because local leadership is involved in the scam.