Nashik: Sanjay Raut makes serious allegations against CM Shinde and demands probe in letter to PM Modi and Home Minister

Shiv Sena Thackeray Group MP Sanjay Raut has alleged that the Chief Minister had distributed money in Nashik ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Sanjay Raut has alleged that there was a fraud of Rs 800 crore in the Nashik Municipal Corporation. Raut has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Devendra Fadnavis, alleging that the Shinde government has committed land acquisition fraud worth Rs 800 crore within the limits of the Nashik Municipal Corporation. Raut also demanded a probe by SIT, ED, CBI and ACB into the case and strict legal action against all perpetrators.

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What is written in the letter?

“On the orders of the present Chief Minister and the then Urban Development Minister Eknath Shinde, several land acquisition proposals were approved by the Nashik Municipal Corporation through private negotiations. Hereby, taking into account the financial interests of certain builders of Nashik city, a major scam was perpetrated by handing out Rs 700 crore as compensation for land to them This is why the chief minister is supporting the concerned builders by avoiding an inquiry into the matter, the then municipal commissioner formed a priority committee of. officers of his own choice.The ruling office bearers and officials of the municipal corporation have looted the treasury of the corporation for the benefit of a particular builder by ignoring all rules and regulations.Builders have lost millions of rupees to the government by reducing stamp duty and the income tax in large quantities, while financially benefiting many places that were not required to pay. Not only this, monetary compensation has also been given to unreserved seats. The roads in the urban development plan are owned by the municipal company. The municipal corporation itself bought the land owned by such a company and gave millions of rupees to the builder,” Raut said in the letter.

“Under the provisions of the Land Acquisition Act, the land acquisition officers of the Collector’s Office, who do not have the legal authority to determine the valuation of the land, without the competent authority of the Stamp and Valuation Department of the government, that is, without determining of the land’s value, the builders illegally paid in cash. The Land Acquisition Department of the Collector’s Office has been conducting a regular land acquisition process and around Rs 100 crore has been given to certain builders as mentioned above The Urban Development Minister and the current Chief Minister had been given orders. Even in this case, the rules and regulations were not followed. A scam worth Rs 800 crore has taken place in both the trials,” Raut alleged.

“Interestingly, Minister of State Chhagan Bhujbal has written to Prime Minister Eknath Shinde a few days ago requesting an inquiry into the scam. So far no action appears to have been taken. Also in response to a question in the Assembly, Prime Minister Shinde gave a However, the physical evidence clearly shows that there has been a fraud of Rs 800 crore in both the compensation paid by the municipality to the builders through private negotiations and in the compensation paid by the BMC through regular land. takeover,” Raut said in the letter.