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Vadra-DLF deals: Haryana denies favour to any party

PTI Rohtak | Updated on August 10, 2013 Published on August 10, 2013

With IAS officer Ashok Khemka questioning the role Haryana’s Department of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) in Robert Vadra—DLF land deals, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today said his government had not done any favour to any party.

“We have not done any favour to any party. The Chief Secretary (P K Chaudhary) is seized of the matter and he is looking into it,” Hooda told reporters.

The whistleblower IAS officer has alleged that Vadra “falsified documents” for 3.53 acres of land in Gurgaon and “pocketed” large premium on a commercial colony license.

In his “voluminous reply” submitted to Haryana government’s three-member enquiry committee set up in October last to look into Vadra—DLF deal, Khemka is understood to have alleged that Vadra executed a series of “sham transactions” for 3.53 acres of land in Shikohpur village of Gurgaon.

The IAS officer alleged that DTCP “ignored rules and regulations to allow crony capitalists operating as middlemen to flourish and appropriate market premium of a license.”

Published on August 10, 2013

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