CM Fadnavis suspends MHADA officer for helping builder’s cheating

CM Devendra FadnavisBy Accommodation Times Bureau


On Wednesday Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) executive engineer, D K Mahajan received suspension order from Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for misrepresenting facts and allegedly facilitated duping of the state by a builder in the Patra Chawl redevelopment project. He also instructed the housing department to seek an Enforcement Directorate (ED) probe into the company and directed the filing of an FIR against the developer, Guru Ashish builders.

The minister of state Vidya Thakur and industries minister Subhash Desai attended the meeting, also decided to eliminate the deal and directed MHADA to take back the land which was given to developer allotted.

In 2006, the MHADA and Guru Ashish builders joined hands to redevelop the chawl in Goregaon.

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