Existence of Mafia in your city/district/area: Inputs Sought
At a time when so many are struggling for livelihood, the least State Governments can do is ensure that this leakage, mal practice and mis-governance is minimised.
Do share your inputs on what is happening in this regard in your area in as much detail. Below is a summary of some of the past discussions.
Mafia in Markets/Business - Key Solutions
1.Every government department should see to it that Mafia raj is treated with zero tolerance irrespective of political parties
2.The demand and supply gap should be bridged for all commodities by making specific incentives available for producing items where domestic supply is lower than demand
3.State excise should be rationalized so businesses shouldn’t have to evade them and hence need mafia for execution of such illegal transactions
4. Evasion of taxes by businesses should attract heavy penalty
5.Government policies and systems should be upgraded such that they eliminate middle men
6.The mafia nexus with police and politicians should be broken
7.Judiciary should be made affordable to poorest of the poor
8.Judiciary should un-biased and produce quick result.
9.Public awareness against the market mafia should be increased
10.Daily price index should be published in local newspapers and popular news channels
11.Severe penalties including cancelation of licenses of traders, middleman, warehouse keeper, transporters found guilty for hoarding, black marketing and price fixing
12. In State Government, a 3 yearly transfer process for all Government officers to another city should be established
13.Local police and administration should be given free hand to deal with mafia raj free of political influence.
Mafia in Business/Markets - Key Root Causes
1.The vegetable mafia stocks vegetables, mainly potato and onions, and sell them when the rates are high to earn more profits
2.Middle men mafia buys produce from the farmers at low rates and sell them at a high rate
3.Real estate is one of the most profitable businesses and attracts huge interest
4.People take help of the money laundering mafia to deal in black money
5.The sand mafia picks up sand from the river beds and sells it to construction sites
6.Smuggling of sandalwood and illegally cutting trees for wood generates big money, which gives birth to the forest mafia
7.People who cannot get loans from the bank borrow money from the people from the market at very high rates
8.Liquor is smuggled across states to save on taxes
9.For opening educational institutions, land is allotted at a very low rate
10.Most of the mafias have strong political connections
11.Mafias are protected by the police and the bureaucrats who in many cases get a share from the profits.
Mafia in Markets/Business – Key Issues
1.We have potato mafia, onion mafia who decide the selling rates as well as hoarding too
2.The mafia of middlemen force the farmers to sell the entire load to them at a price decided by them
3.There exists a big land and real estate mafia
4. Money laundering mafia which helps convert Indian black money to white money through hawala
5.Sand mafia which picks and delivers sand illegally
6.Forest mafia is involved in illegal activities like sandalwood smuggling etc.
7.Money lending mafia traps the needy in their net and make them penniless
8.Illicit liquor mafia smuggles liquor from outside the state
9.Mafia in educational institutions which gets land allotted from Government on the pretext of opening an educational institution
10.There is mafia in toll tax collection which collects money illegally
11.Parking mafia gives fake slips
12.Begging mafia forces children to beg on streets. more
1) Out of 4,896 MLAs , MPs :-
Criminal Cases on Sitting Members -2,324
Criminal Cases pending with Police - 1,991
Criminal Cases on Ex MLAs, MPs - 1,675 .
Out of above some Cases Pending since Decades.
Total Pending Cases in District and Subordinate Courts accumulated to Above 2.78 Crores. H'ble CJI said that Civil Cases taking average 15 Years and Criminal Cases - 5 to 7 Years even to Final the 1st Stage . Public know that Cases of Political Leaders are taking beyond Decades.
2) In Lawyers there are above 30% Fake Certificate holders and Investigation is on .
3) Contempt of Court Cases in A P State are 2,795 as at October 2018.
4) Tamil Nadu identified 50 Asst Professos & Professors holding Fake Certificates by 2019 May .
5) JNU Hyderabad found 903 Bogus Certificate holders as at 3/8/19 .
6) AP in 2018 found 72 Fake Certificate holders in various Secretariats .
THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA AND H'ble SUPREME COURT HAVE TO FAST ACT AND REGULATE THE SYSTEM OPERATIONS Please. more