Marathi | HIndi

Epaper
Follow us:
Home > National > Rajasthan HC issues contempt notice to Chief Secretary over bungalow allowed to Vasundhara Raje
Rajasthan HC issues contempt notice to Chief Secretary over bungalow allowed to Vasundhara Raje English.Lokmat.com

Rajasthan HC issues contempt notice to Chief Secretary over bungalow allowed to Vasundhara Raje

Rajasthan High Court on Monday issued a notice to state Chief Secretary Rajeeva Swarup on a contempt petition claiming violation of an earlier order to get the bungalow allotted to former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje vacated.
Rajasthan HC issues contempt notice to Chief Secretary over bungalow allowed to Vasundhara Raje

Rajasthan High Court on Monday issued a notice to state Chief Secretary Rajeeva Swarup on a contempt petition claiming violation of an earlier order to get the bungalow allotted to former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje vacated.

A division bench of Justice Sabina and Justice Chandra Kumar Songara allowed an application filed by advocate Vimal Choudhary and impleaded Rajiv Swaroop as a party respondent in the contempt petition.

Choudhary said that the High Court had directed the Chief Secretary to get the bungalow allocated to Vasundhara Raje vacated, but claimed that nothing was done in the matter.

"Therefore, I had no option and submitted an application for impleadment as a party. My application was allowed and Rajiv Swaroop has been impleaded as a party respondent in the contempt petition," Choudhary told reporters here.

"However, the Chief Secretary did not comply with the order of the High Court... No notice has been issued to Vasundhara Raje so far," Choudhary added.

Rajasthan High Court had in September last year quashed provisions of a 2017 law under which former Chief Ministers were provided rent-free government accommodation and a 10-member staff for the rest of their lives.

Advocate General appearing on behalf of Swaroop sought time for instructions, after which the court slated the matter for further hearing on September 10.

( With inputs from ANI )

Rajasthan HC issues contempt notice to Chief Secretary over bungalow allowed to Vasundhara Raje
Won't accept any unilateral revision of pay by Air India: Indian Commercial Pilots' Association
Dalit man beaten in public after he accidentally touches the bike of a upper caste hindu
Teenager drowns in AP's Chittoor
Gehlot calls Pilot 'Nikamma aur Nakara', accuses him of conspiring with BJP
Corona
Patients5903932
Died93379
Corona
Patients33,040,696
Died998,171
Corona
Coronavirus Live updates! Around the world