75% Discount Sale: Come one Come all

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This is not the summer sale, but this sale takes place perennially. “75% Discount Sale” are the words of Shailesh Gandhi, who served as Central Information Commissioner under the RTI act. The commodity in question here is the public land. The State of Maharashtra leases its land at 20-30% rates of the market price. This had construed to a loss of Rs. 25,000 crores to the Revenue department. Here are few of the links in newspapers…

http://www.indianexpress.com/news/excic-questions-land-lease-policy-serves-notices/1121464/

http://www.moneylife.in/article/lease-land-fraud-shailesh-gandhi-sends-notices-to-revenue-secretary-collectors-of-mumbai-and-suburbs/32879.html

http://www.moneylife.in/article/rti-exposes-a-revenue-loss-of-rs25000-crore-in-maharashtra/32824.html

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One thought on “75% Discount Sale: Come one Come all

  1. Another shocking fact. Land is such a mess here & in a place like Mumbai, we hope that these issues penetrate the sences of people. Atleast those who can read & write!

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