28 November, 2020

Soaking In The Acres

A letter from Khemka lays bare the outline of a plot by which DLF may have benefited

Jitender Gupta
Soaking In The Acres

Deal Or No Deal

  • As the Haryana govt notified a commission of inquiry to look at the allotment of licences in Sector 83, Gurgaon, including to Robert Vadra’s Skylight Hospitality, IAS officer Khemka draws attention to possible quid pro quo to DLF
  • Khemka had in Nov 2014 made an expose on the basis of RTI documents that showed “undue favours” worth Rs 1,000 crore to to DLF in allotment of 350 acres in Waziarabad (Sectors 42, 53, 54), Gurgaon. The allotment had been quashed by the high court.
  • Khemka asked the government to launch independent probe and put complete facts before the SC. The Haryana government did neither. Powerful bureaucrats who took the controversial decisions are resisting scrutiny that could implicate them.
  • Alleged favours to DLF include huge concessions during auction. Were concessions to DLF in Wazirabad allotment related to DLF’s sweetheart deal with Vadra?


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