Assam: Former Union Minister Ranee Narah Summoned by CM's SVC in Alleged MP Fund Scam
Ranee Narah, ex-MP from Lakhimpur, faces summons from CM's Special Vigilance Cell over alleged MP fund misuse in a political backdrop.
GUWAHATI: Ranee Narah, the former Union Minister of State and ex-MP from Lakhimpur, has been summoned by the Chief Minister's Special Vigilance Cell (CM's SVC) regarding her alleged involvement in an MP fund scam. She is required to appear at the CM's SVC office on September 19, 2023, in connection with this ongoing investigation.
The allegations against Ranee Narah date back to 2013-14 when funds from her Members of Parliament Local Area Development Division (MPLAD) were allocated for the installation of hand pumps in Jorhat district. However, it was in 2017 that a case was registered, alleging embezzlement and misuse of these MPLAD funds.
Ranee Narah has responded to the summons, expressing her perspective on the matter. She revealed, "I initially received a summons from the CM's Vigilance Cell back in 2019. At that time, they indicated that my presence was not necessary." Her recent summons has left her perplexed, suggesting a potential shift in the investigation's direction.
Moreover, Ranee Narah has raised concerns about political motivations behind these developments, claiming, "They have initiated a political conspiracy against me to divert attention from the chief minister's alleged involvement in a land scam."
This summons and the ensuing investigation could have far-reaching implications, not only for Ranee Narah but also for the political landscape in Lakhimpur and the larger region. It underscores the importance of transparency and accountability in the allocation and utilization of public funds, especially those earmarked for development projects.
As the date of Ranee Narah's appearance before the CM's SVC approaches, it remains to be seen how this high-profile case unfolds. It has the potential to impact her political career and reputation significantly, and it may also shed light on broader issues of corruption and political maneuvering in the region.
The circumstances surrounding this case have drawn the attention of the public and the media, as they await further developments in the ongoing investigation. In the midst of political allegations and counter-claims, the truth behind the alleged MP fund scam will eventually come to light, shaping the future of those involved and the political landscape in Lakhimpur.
The summons of Ranee Narah by the CM's SVC in connection with the alleged MP fund scam has brought the spotlight on issues of corruption, misuse of public funds, and political intrigue. With the date of her appearance nearing, the region is abuzz with anticipation, eager to uncover the truth behind this complex and contentious case.