Delhi L-G receives complaint of financial irregularity against Kejriwal


New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena has gotten an objection addressed to Delhi Lokayukta against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal requesting an investigation into a supposed stamp obligation avoidance.

The objection has guaranteed that Kejriwal sold three plots for Rs 4.54 crore however displayed on paper an underestimated cost of Rs 72.72 lakh, said a source.

“Arvind Kejriwal terribly underestimated and sold three metropolitan business plots on a 100 feet street arranged in a market in Bhiwani, Haryana, on February 15, 2021, at a market cost of Rs 4.54 crores really and showed it on paper at a horribly underestimated cost of Rs 72.72 lakh,” the objection read.

It further asserted that all the while, Kejriwal not just got unaccounted money of Rs 3.8 crore, yet additionally dodged stamp obligation worth Rs 25.93 lakhs and capital increases charge adding up to Rs 76.4 lakh, aside from clear personal tax avoidance.

“Every one of the three properties were sold around the same time. The said plots estimating 340, 416 and 254 sq yards, separately, were sold through CM’s better half, Sunita Kejriwal, for Rs 24.48 lakh, Rs 30 lakh and Rs 18.24 lakh, individually, at the pace of Rs 8,300/sq yard, notwithstanding the way that the current market rate in the space was a lot higher, i.e., Rs 45,000 for each sq yard. The stamp obligation paid on the three plots was Rs 1,41,200, Rs 1,73,700, and Rs 1,12,500, separately,” the protest guaranteed.

While two of these properties were for the sake of Arvind Kejriwal himself, the third property was in his dad Govind Ram’s name, the grumbling added.

It said, “Nonetheless, the purchasers who reached out to the undersigned on state of namelessness said that Kejriwal sold the plots at the market pace of Rs 1.53 crore, Rs 1.87 crore and Rs 1.14 crore, and got the sum surpassing the pace of Rs 8,300/sq yard referenced in the deals deed in real money.

“All the while, Arvind Kejriwal and his better half dodged stamp obligation worth Rs 10.68 lakh on the plot of 416 sq yards, Rs 8.73 lakh on the plot estimating 340 sq yards and Rs 6.52 lakh on the plot estimating 254 sq yards, making a combined loss of Rs 25.93 lakh the state exchequer.”

Saxena has marked the grumbling to Chief Secretary for additional vital activity.