Mayawati combines 3 bungalows into 1 in prime Delhi location

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New Delhi, Nov 8: BSP supremo Mayawati has combined three bungalows into one in the prime location of the Lutyen's zone of Delhi and the unauthorized construction has come under the scanner of state-builder Central Public Works Department (CPWD).

Three Type VIII government bungalows, with four bedrooms each, were allocated in the name of Mayawati, BSP and a trust run by the party, on Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Road, next to Parliament House. These bungalows have since been amalgamated into one in the name of Bahujan Prerna Trust, according to documents available.

The amalgamation has been done through an unauthorised construction

The amalgamation has been done through an unauthorised construction which has come under the scanner of CPWD. It has reported the matter to the department of estates, which allocates the bungalows, as well as the urban development ministry under which the estates department functions, sources said.

Besides the three bungalows, the BSP supremo has a bungalow in her name at 4, Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Road which is separate from these three.

According to the documents received through a Right to Information plea by Subhash Agarwal, the amalgamated single unit has been approved by the directorate of estates.

"Rules do not allow any modification in bungalows in the Lutyen zone but unauthorized constructions have been found in all three bungalows and it has been reported to the authorities," said a senior CPWD official.

He said all the alterations and modifications were done by the allottee (BSP) and not by CPWD.

According to the RTI reply, unauthorised construction of rooms, office, toilet, kitchen along with fibre sheet, covering an area of 238 sq m has been added at bungalow no 12. This bungalow is allotted to the Chairman, managing trustee of Bahujan Prerna Trust.


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