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Bihar: Sushil Modi vacates Govt. accommodation

ANI  |  Patna (Bihar) [India] 

of on Wednesday vacated his government house situated at 1, Polo Road and lambasted RJD for not moving out from the Bungalow reserved for the

Handing the keys of the house to the of the state, also hit out at RJD and claimed that he has several properties to his name.

"Now the of opposition must vacate his 5, Deshratna Marg house within 5-7 days. It is not good to have so much fight and greed for government accommodation. He is 29 years old and has 52 properties including 5 houses- 3 in Patna, 1 in Gopalganj and a sprawling 4-floor house in Delhi," said

The relocation of the house by Deputy Chief Minister, came only days after the High Court on January 7 rejected Rashtriya (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav's petition challenging the government's order to vacate his bungalow.

The bungalow was allocated to Tejashwi in 2015 upon his appointment as in the Nitish Kumar-led government in the state. However, he continues to occupy the bungalow even after RJD broke the alliance with Nitish Kumar-led (United).

In October, the High Court rejected Tejashwi's appeal against the Bihar government's plea to evict him from his official residence at 5, Deshratna Marg.

Thereafter in November, Tejashwi had filed a fresh appeal challenging the high court's judgement.

The bungalow has been reassigned to present Deputy Chief Minister in 2017 after JD (U) formed the coalition with BJP.

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

First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 03:35 IST
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