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West Bengal: Transport dept issues list of names who cannot use beacon lights on their vehicle

10:16 PM Jul 23, 2021 | Aritra Singha

Kolkata: With several fake IAS officers scam being busted every day, West Bengal Transport Department on Friday issued a list of dignitaries who cannot use red and blue beacon lights on their vehicle.

According to the list issued by the West Bengal Transport Department, the Governor, Leader of Opposition, Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court, Speaker of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly, Mayor and Advocate General cannot use the red or blue lights on their vehicles.

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“Though the above-mentioned posts cannot use beacons on their vehicles but police cordoning them can use the lights”, read the letter.

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Notably, the last notice regarding the use of lights on vehicles was last issued in 2014 by the Trinamool Congress government.

Incidentally, in recent past several fake IAS officers using blue lights on their vehicle had duped several people in West Bengal and the most noteworthy incident was the fake vaccination drive where the kingpin Debanjan Deb disguised as fake IAS officer and duped crores of rupees and also gave false COVID jabs to hundreds of people in Kolkata.

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