There has been many accusations about financial irregularities in various autonomous councils in Assam for long time now. MAC ( Mising Autonomous Council) was first to come under scrutiny for vast irregularities in financial allocations.
Talking to The Assam Tribune, the Minister in charge of Welfare of Plains Tribes and Backward Classes, Pramila Rani Brahma admitted that there have been allegations of large-scale irregularities in several autonomous councilsof the State and the Government has constituted a committee comprising senior officers to investigate into the matter. She revealed that the committee has started investigation of documents relating to financial dealings of the Mising, Tiwa, Deuri and Rabha autonomous councils. The committee has already checked the relevant files and physical verification will start immediately after completion of the process of checking the files.
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GUWAHATI, June 19 – The Assam Government is contemplating instituting a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the financial dealings of the autonomous councils, which are facing serious charges of irregularities. However, the final decision in this regard will be taken only after the completionof the preliminary investigation by the State Government. Source.