Lucknow: In the wake of unleashing sprawling government bungalows from the clutches of the Former ministers and chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh; an order to vacate these in the next 15 days has been issued by the court. The decision to allow the ministers to stay in the govt. Bungalows after finishing office tenure was considered illegal. In consideration of the decision of the court, Yogi Adityanath has issued a notice to 6 former CMs of the state. Many of these ministers have invested a huge amount to get their bungalows renovated, but give a minimal amount as rent.
Who all received the notice
The Uttar Pradesh ‘Rajya Sampatti Vibhag’ (State estate department) has issued the notice to former CMs namely ND Tiwari, Kalyan Singh, Rajnath Singh, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav.
The most sprawling bungalows
Mulayam Singh has the most sprawling bungalows with 25 rooms at 5, Vikramaditya Marg. Just beside this Akhilesh has another sprawling bungalow at 4, Vikramaditya Marg, there’s also a path linking the two bungalows. Similarly, Mayawati has one of the sprawliest bungalows, this was made by joining 3 bungalows together, there is also a memorial of BR Ambedkar and Kashiram inside it.
The rent ministers give
Mulayam Singh just pays Rs 4212 per month for living in this sprawling luxurious house, similarly, the other ministers also pay a meagre amount for these Bungalows.
Who has occupied, since when?
Former CM ND Tiwari was allotted the government residence in 1989, which means that he has occupied the Bungalow for the past 29 years. Mulayam Singh was allotted the bungalow in 1992 and he has been staying there for the past 26 years. Mayawati as well has occupied the govt. bungalow since the last 23 year. The present Home minister and former CM Raj Nath Singh were allotted the govt. bungalow in 2000. The former CMof Uttar Pradesh was allotted the bungalow in the year 2016.