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A senior official today approached police with a complaint that a fake letter, issued by the cabinet secretariat about digitisation of land records, was being circulated with his forged signature.

A case was being registered on the complaint of Sheo Nath Singh, an undersecretary in the whose signature is there on the letter, police said.



The letter, which emerged on and has Cabinet Secretariat written on the top, reportedly mandated all the chief secretaries, additional chief secretaries of states and union territories to "complete the digitisation of land records, sale records from 1950" by August 14.

It also said that the is "considering linking Aadhar numbers with the ownership of said properties" and those properties that are not linked shall be considered for action under the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amended Act, 2016.

Singh approached the police and claimed that his signatures have been forged, the police said, adding that a case was being registered at the South Avenue police station.

Director General of Press Information Bureau (PIB), Frank Noronha also tweeted about the letter being fake.

"The letter attributed to Cabinet Secretariat on #Aadhaar linking to Land records, is completely fake & mischievous," he wrote on Twitter.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Fake letter with govt official's forged sign emerges, he

A senior government official today approached police with a complaint that a fake letter, issued by the cabinet secretariat about digitisation of land records, was being circulated with his forged signature. A case was being registered on the complaint of Sheo Nath Singh, an undersecretary in the government whose signature is there on the letter, police said. The letter, which emerged on social media and has Cabinet Secretariat written on the top, reportedly mandated all the chief secretaries, additional chief secretaries of states and union territories to "complete the digitisation of land records, sale records from 1950" by August 14. It also said that the government is "considering linking Aadhar numbers with the ownership of said properties" and those properties that are not linked shall be considered for action under the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amended Act, 2016. Singh approached the police and claimed that his signatures have been forged, the police said, adding ... A senior official today approached police with a complaint that a fake letter, issued by the cabinet secretariat about digitisation of land records, was being circulated with his forged signature.

A case was being registered on the complaint of Sheo Nath Singh, an undersecretary in the whose signature is there on the letter, police said.

The letter, which emerged on and has Cabinet Secretariat written on the top, reportedly mandated all the chief secretaries, additional chief secretaries of states and union territories to "complete the digitisation of land records, sale records from 1950" by August 14.

It also said that the is "considering linking Aadhar numbers with the ownership of said properties" and those properties that are not linked shall be considered for action under the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amended Act, 2016.

Singh approached the police and claimed that his signatures have been forged, the police said, adding that a case was being registered at the South Avenue police station.

Director General of Press Information Bureau (PIB), Frank Noronha also tweeted about the letter being fake.

"The letter attributed to Cabinet Secretariat on #Aadhaar linking to Land records, is completely fake & mischievous," he wrote on Twitter.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Fake letter with govt official's forged sign emerges, he

A senior official today approached police with a complaint that a fake letter, issued by the cabinet secretariat about digitisation of land records, was being circulated with his forged signature.

A case was being registered on the complaint of Sheo Nath Singh, an undersecretary in the whose signature is there on the letter, police said.

The letter, which emerged on and has Cabinet Secretariat written on the top, reportedly mandated all the chief secretaries, additional chief secretaries of states and union territories to "complete the digitisation of land records, sale records from 1950" by August 14.

It also said that the is "considering linking Aadhar numbers with the ownership of said properties" and those properties that are not linked shall be considered for action under the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amended Act, 2016.

Singh approached the police and claimed that his signatures have been forged, the police said, adding that a case was being registered at the South Avenue police station.

Director General of Press Information Bureau (PIB), Frank Noronha also tweeted about the letter being fake.

"The letter attributed to Cabinet Secretariat on #Aadhaar linking to Land records, is completely fake & mischievous," he wrote on Twitter.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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