Dhingra panel report on Vadra land deals submitted to Supreme Court

The Justice SN Dhingra Commission of Inquiry, probing controversial land deals in Gurgaon, had in August submitted its report to the BJP government in Haryana.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Apr 17, 2017, 13:44 PM IST
Dhingra panel report on Vadra land deals submitted to Supreme Court
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New Delhi: The Haryana government on Monday submitted Justice SN Dhingra probe panel report, which pointed out irregularities in grant of licences and land allotment in prime areas to individuals and companies, including Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and his firms, to the Supreme Court.

The Justice SN Dhingra Commission of Inquiry, probing controversial land deals in Gurgaon, had in August submitted its report to the BJP government in Haryana.

The 182-page report, it is reliably learnt, has indicted the previous Congress government (2005-2014) in Haryana led by chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, for irregularities in grant of licences. It has pointed to alleged connivance of the Hooda government in favouring Vadra and others.

Justice Dhingra is a former judge of the Delhi High Court.

The commission had been mandated to probe licences given by the Hooda government for the development of colonies, housing societies and commercial complexes in four villages -- Shikohpur, Sihi, Kherki Daula and Sikanderpur Bada -- in Gurgaon district.

 

The commission was mandated to probe the subsequent transfer or disposal of licences, allegations of private enrichment, ineligibility of beneficiaries under the rules, and other connected matters.

Vadra had termed the inquiry commission as a "political witch-hunt" launched against him by the BJP government in Haryana.

Vadra and others were allegedly granted favours by the Hooda-led state government in issuing licences to develop commercial properties in Gurgaon's Sector 83.

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) had pointed out that Vadra's firm, Skylight Hospitality, had not submitted documents on financial adequacy, but was still granted a licence.