On the basis of various complaints regarding illegal mining at thathar from locals, 2 jcb and 1 tractor who were engaged in illegal mining were seized and handed over to police Choki chinore and Janipur.

Locals were regularly complaining about how illegal mining has made their area inhabitable and created nuisance.The said machine owners tried to block our vehicle to disrupt our functioning and forcibly entered our office in group in times of chrona. As per Hnble court and National green Trubunal order mining is banned and one has to seek permission from JKPCB and there should be approved mining plan and valid Environmental clearance to run it smoothly. But at thathar opposite baba khailakh temple illegal mining mafia was operating without any documents .