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PWD asks AAP to cough up Rs 27 lakh fine, party cries foul

The move triggered a sharp reaction from the AAP which termed it a political conspiracy

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Public Works Department (PWD) of the Delhi government has slapped a fine of Rs 27 lakh on the AAP for "unauthorised occupation" of a bungalow in central Delhi's Rouse Avenue, which houses the party headquarters. The move triggered a sharp reaction from the AAP which termed it a "political conspiracy". AAP national secretary Pankaj Gupta, who has been served a notice by the PWD, accused the BJP of using the Lt Governor as a "medium" to force the party to vacate the premises of its headquarters. In its latest notice, the PWD turned ...

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 22:35 IST
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