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Financial bungling by Uttarakhand govt during Maha Kumbh Mela: CAG

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has pulled up the Uttarakhand government for wasteful, avoidable and unauthorised expenditure to the tune of Rs 223 crore in the Maha Kumbh Mela.

Based on the CAG report, a criminal complaint has been filed in a court here against Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and two others for alleged financial irregularities during the fair organised last year in Haridwar. [more]