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NCP will have to vacate its Delhi office: Court

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Party (NCP) has been asked to vacate its office by a city here.

The office of is currently located in the posh Lutyens zone at 10, Dr Bishambar Das Marg in the heart of the national capital.


Poonam A Bamba rejected the appeal of the against the order of the Estate Officer, who had asked it to vacate the premises which is to be demolished for redevelopment of the area.

"In view of the above, the appellant's contention of being singled out and action of cancellation of allotment of the said bungalow being motivated, is also without any basis," it said, noting that the occupants of other bungalows in the area have also been asked to vacate.

It also noted that the allotment of the premises stood cancelled with effect from April 1 this year and that the has already taken over possession of an alternate bungalow.

In its August 1 order, the Estate Officer had asked the and everyone living at 10, Dr Bishambar Das Marg to vacate the premises.

The bungalow was allotted to the appellant in June 2000. In March this year, a notice was sent to the political party mentioning that due to redevelopment project of Dr. B D Marg, it was decided to allot bungalow no 1, Canning Lane, to the party as an alternate building.

However, the refused to accept the alternate bungalow, claiming that it was too small and does not fulfill its requirement.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 20:02 IST
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