Governor’s nod sought to file complaint against CM, others
The DMK on Monday requested Governor Banwarilal Purohit to accord permission to register a legal complaint against Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, Revenue Minister R.B. Udayakumar and different officers for alleged alienation of a authorities property by abusing official place.
DMK organisation secretary R.S. Bharathi, in a memorandum to the Governor, alleged that there was a legal conspiracy and corruption.
Mr. Bharathi stated 10.5 acres of presidency land in Koyambedu village, Chennai, was alienated in favour of Baashyam Constructions Pvt. Ltd. on the charge of ₹12,500 per sq.ft.
G.O. in a rush
According to him, the federal government order for alienation of land was handed in a rush, on February 8, when the mannequin code of conduct was looming in view of the Assembly election. “There was no need for a government, which was in the last few days in office, to issue an order to alienate prime property. The timing of the order was that the beneficiaries could get the land before a new government assumed office,” he alleged.
Mr. Bharathi stated the order permitting Bashyam Constructions to get CMDA approval and planning permission was a gross violation of RSO 24.
“The legal opinion obtained clearing the alienation prima facie is untenable and appears to be obtained under pressure,” he alleged.
Mr. Bharathi described as “spurious” the declare of the G.O. that the corporate may usher in an funding to the tune of ₹1,575 crore and generate 7,500 jobs because it had deliberate to assemble residential complexes.
Alleging that the Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister and Revenue Minister had entered right into a legal conspiracy with the Baashyam Constructions, Mr. Bharathi requested the Governor to register a complaint against them.