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NCERT Book Scam: BJP Leader Suspended

Lucknow: The BJP has suspended its chief Sanjeev Gupta, whose son Sachin Gupta is absconding after being named as an accused within the printing of duplicate NCERT books value Rs 35 crore.

Whereas 12 folks have to date been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police in reference to this case, Gupta stays at giant. An FIR has been registered towards Sachin Gupta.

Particular Job Power Sub-Inspector Sanjay Solanki has additionally filed a case towards Sachin Gupta and 5 others on the Partapur police station.

The rip-off was reportedly found in Meerut district by the Particular Job Power (STF).

Brajesh Kumar Singh, the STF DSP mentioned that Sachin Gupta is the proprietor of a warehouse at Acchonda in Partapur and a printing press at Mohkampur.

“He is absconding at the moment and efforts are being made to arrest him. Shortly after the raid, police officers spoke to Sachin over the phone and he said that he was coming with the papers of books, but did not come later and also switched off his mobile,” he mentioned.

The probe, to date, has unearthed that the duplicate books have been printed and provided in seven states, together with Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, and Delhi.

The pretend NCERT books have been additionally of about 364 sorts, together with Physics, Chemistry, and Arithmetic books for Lessons 9 to 12.

Earlier too, Sachin Gupta was concerned in printing pretend Uttar Pradesh Board books. It stays unclear if any motion was taken within the earlier occasion.

The real NCERT books are solely printed in Delhi, and obtainable to retailers at a fee of 15 per cent. Apart from, as a way to procure the real books, retailers should pay the total quantity prematurely.

The duplicate books, then again, can be found at 30 per cent fee and no advance cost is required to buy them.

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Social gathering President Akhilesh Yadav, in the meantime, took to Twitter to ask the BJP to provide its leaders a lesson in ethical schooling.

(IANS)

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