21 January, 2021

Out Of The Premier League

When Vasundhara was CM, Lalit Modi was king. Power equation changed, his throne is now rocking.

P. Lashkari
Out Of The Premier League
outlookindia.com
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Allegations Against Modi

  • He operated as a ‘Super Chief Minister’ from the opulent Rambagh Palace Hotel
  • Used his proximity to then CM Vasundhararaje to control key civil servants who would take files to his hotel suite
  • Facilitated entry of big builders in the state. Every big land deal had to have his clearance.
  • Influenced change in the liquor policy which led to the proliferation of liquor outlets. Became an election issue.
  • Had a finger in every pie, including mines
  • Personally acquired havelis in Amer by bending the law
  • Has an extravagant lifestyle, owns a private jet. Would stay for days in the luxury suite of the Rambagh Palace Hotel.
  • Influenced the enactment of the Rajasthan Sports Act to gain control over the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA)
  • Accused of forging signature to become a member of the RCA
  • Rode roughshod over anyone who crossed his path,...
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