MP govt spent over Rs 4 lakh on Advani`s pvt visit

Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2011 - 20:39

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh State Tourism
Development Corporation spent Rs 4,20,800 on account of the
visit of veteran BJP leader, LK Advani, to Pachmarhi in the
state in June last year.

This is revealed by the documents obtained by RTI
activist Shehla Masood, who was murdered near her house here
in August.

Documents reveal that as much as Rs 17,789 were spent on
`high tea` for Advani`s guests at the city`s Palash Residency
Hotel.

The BJP leader, who had come on a private visit, was
declared a `state guest`.

Rs 13,054 were spent on the stay of Advani`s PA, Deepak
Chopra, at a city hotel a day before Advani`s arrival.

Further, Rs 54,871 were spent on making transport
arrangements for Advani`s visit to Pachmarhi.

PTI



First Published: Friday, September 16, 2011 - 20:39

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