Mumbai: The commission of inquiry formed
by the Maharashtra government to probe alleged irregularities
in the Adarsh Housing Society has set in motion the process by
sending summons to the members of the society to file their
The summons signed by the Secretary to the commission
N N Kumbare was sent to 25 members till yesterday after the
panel received no response to the notification put out by it
in newspapers inviting affidavits from "persons interested in
the subject matter or affected or likely to be affected by
"Of the 103 members, summons has been sent to 25 so
far and the remaining would get it in two to three days", a
highly placed source in the Mantralaya said.
He said the affidavits would be scrutinized within
eight days of receipt before deciding the further course
"On receipt of your affidavit the commission may
decide to summon you to appear before it and give evidence on
oath if it considers necessary," the summons said.
The Justice J A Patil commission was constituted in
January following opposition`s mounting demand to bring to
book all those responsible for irregularities in allotment of
flats in the building in upscale Colaba that was meant for war
heroes and Kargil widows.