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2017-08-05T10:44:51+05:30

A House No More For Party

The Congress has not had the best of times in recent years. Now, a businessman in Lucknow has staked claim to its party headquarters building in UP. Manish Agarwal claims that the bungalow was bought by his grandfather Ram Swaroop Agarwal for Rs 1.75 lakh at an auction of the property held by the ministry of rehabilitation on April 24, 1961. Asserting that one room was then given over to the Congress for office work, he claims that municipal corporation documents mentioned the names of his grandfather and his cousin Purushottam Agarwal’s wife Padmawati Agarwal till 1976. But the names of the Congress party, its office-bearers and the Jawaharlal Nehru Trust were included in the 1986 mutation papers, along with his family members. The municipal corporation is now looking into the matter and has issued a notice to the Congress to furnish all property-related documents.


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