SILCHAR, Oct 13: Rampant corruption in the selection of Anganwadi workers and helpers is doing its rounds in Cachar district. It has been alleged that a number of Congress leaders were allegedly involved in collecting money amounting to Rs 80,000 for the post of Anganwadi workers. The selection board constitute Mohan Dev, Dinesh Prasad Goala, Kutub Ahmed.
Sources said Goala had earlier included his brother Gunesh Prasad Goala, an LP school teacher in Narshingpur block, Shibu Kanungo, Hareshwar Dhobi, a ZPC member Khirode Karmarkar in the selection board. Also, Sonai MLA Kutub Ahmed’s son, Jahangir, found a place in the selection board. Badal Dey, brother in-law of Dev, Alok Kar, Alok Roy, close to Silchar MLA Bithika Dev, were also included in various selection boards.