HC asks HUDA to include kin in verification of multiple plot allotments

HC orders tighter norms on gains from property saleBy Accommodation Times Bureau


The Punjab and Haryana high court (HC) on Saturday, asked the Haryana government that while verifying multiple allotments, include the spouse or dependent children of the allottees.

While hearing multiple plot allotment cases the Justice Daya Chaudhary asked the authority to verify names mentioned in the form filed by advocate Harmanjit Singh Sethi, regarding some people against whom no action has been taken by authorities.

Advocate Sethi, in its application he alleged that HUDA was trying to lodge First Information Report (FIR) against 54 people whose status report had double allotments, instead of registering FIRs against all persons whom allegations have been planed.

Chaudhary ordered, “Double allotment means when plots have been allotted to persons more than their entitlement. It includes the person himself/herself, the spouse or dependent children. It is also directed to be verified as to when the plot was allotted, the spouse or their dependent children were allotted plots more than their entitlement and contrary to terms and conditions of the policy (Sic).”

Sethi alleged that HC had ordered the authority to register FIRs against allottees whom there were allegations of double allotment, during the previous hearing dates on October 11 and January 18, it directed. Although HUDA has failed to the date.

He said several bureaucrats and others were beneficiaries of getting plots in breach of the policy. However, HUDA officers did not book them.

After investing the HC found that the defence personnel in Haryana were getting plots under defence category at a subsidized rate by HUDA. Although it was found that the defence personnel’s were able to get 2 to 25 plots by submitting false affidavits and hiding previous allotments.


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