Hyderabad, April 19 : The Kisan cell of the congress party today demanded the State government to initiate action against sand mafia, which is committing a lot of irregularities in the State.The Kisan cell leaders Kodanda Reddy and Anvesh Reddy met with the director of the mining department of the state and submitted a representation to him on the issue. In their representation they told the director that the excesses and irregularities committed by the sand mafia were going up in the state with each passing day.They urged the director to take stern action against the sand mafia, who are even attacking the farmers of the state . They said that action should be intiwitd against those who are violating the sand transportation rules. They told the director that there was a danger of losing ground water if the illegal sand mining continued in the same manner. They urged the state government to take steps for the prevention of the illegal mining of the sand.